Published in AIDS Weekly, April 4th, 2005
"The ability of neonatal lung CD11c+ dendritic cells (DCs) to induce Ag-specific T cell proliferative responses was significantly reduced compared with adult lung DCs. However, neonatal bone marrow-derived DCs were as competent at presenting PC Ag as were adult bone marrow-derived DCs," researchers in the United States report.
"Because GM-CSF mRNA expression and activity were significantly reduced in neonatal lungs compared with adults," said M.H. Qureshi...
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