Published in Health and Medicine Week, March 29th, 2004
"It has been suggested lately that some types of antigen presenting cells-myeloid dendritic (DC-1) cells can differentiate the immune response towards Th1 type immunity, whereas lymphoid cells (DC-2) can stimulate Th2 type immunity," immunologists in Poland explained. "It has been observed that neonates are deficient in Th1 response."
D. Darmochwal-Kolarz and colleagues at the University of Lublin conducted a study "to estimate the proportions of immature myeloid (CD1c) and lymphoid (BDCA-2+, BDCA-4) dendritic cells and the CD1c+:BDCA-2+ cell ratio in cord blood of...
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