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Lack of Suppressor T Cells in Renal Transplant Recipients and Activation by Aminophylline

  • Batya Shohat
  • Zaki Shapira
  • Henry Joshua
  • Ciro Servadio
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 149)

Abstract

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.

Keywords

Cell Subset Renal Transplant Recipient Suppressor Cell Striking Parallel Mouse Spleen Cell 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1982

Authors and Affiliations

  • Batya Shohat
    • 1
  • Zaki Shapira
    • 1
  • Henry Joshua
    • 1
  • Ciro Servadio
    • 1
  1. 1.Clinical Laboratory and Transplantation Unit, Department of Urology, Beilinson Medical Center, Petah Tikva and the Sackler School of MedicineTel Aviv UniversityIsrael

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