T helper cell

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T helper cell

see helper lymphocyte.
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It is clear that Kirenol can shift the cytokine balance from Thi cytokines towards a Th2 cell response.
IL-10 can also create a microenvironment to facilitate Th2 cell development (Malefyt et al.
Thus, the immune system of HLA-DQ tg mice exhibits Th2 cell effector activity in local lymphoid and target tissues.
In addition, these experiments indicated that inhibiting the expression of the Stat4 gene affected the differentiation of precursor T cells into their subset T helper (Th) cells, impairing Th1 cell development, while promoting increased Th2 cell differentiation.
Tregs play an immuno-suppression role in regulating the immune response that inhibits the functional cell differentiation, including Th1 and Th2 cell proliferation, which can inhibit the secretion of Th1 and Th2 cell cytokines (Xu et al.
In conclusion, Th2 cell activation and T regulatory cell deficiency are key features of allergy.
An activated Th2 cell acts on B-cells in the area to trigger their activation and "class switching" to secrete IgE.
1,25(OH)2D3 decreases Thl cell cytokines, but increases secretion of IL-4 which is one of the Th2 cell cytokines.
granulosus specific IgG, IgE, IL-4 and IL-10 to assess Th2 cell activation in vivo.
Requirements for the development of IL-4 producing T cells during intestinal nematode infections: what it takes to make a Th2 cell in vivo.
Of the two Notch ligand families, Delta induces Th1, while Jagged induces Th2 cell differentiation (48).
Restriction of de novo pyrimidine biosynthesis inhibits Th1 cell activation and promotes Th2 cell differentiation.