Lack of Suppressor T Cells in Renal Transplant Recipients and Activation by Aminophylline
A striking parallel between the failure to improve recent transplant results and unchanging transplant immunosuppression exists today. The present study was undertaken in order to clarify whether aberrations of suppressor T cells occur in renal transplant recipients and whether activation of this immunoregulatory T cell subset by aminophylline administration could have any beneficial effect in the treatment of acute steroid resistant rejection of the transplanted kidney.
KeywordsCell Subset Renal Transplant Recipient Suppressor Cell Striking Parallel Mouse Spleen Cell
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