Introduction of Regulatory T cell
Regulatory T (Treg) cells belong to the family of T cells, which are important in modulating the activity of the immune system. These cells are involved in suppression or downregulation of induction and proliferation of effector T cells. They help in protection from immune-mediated diseases. In the past few years, extensive research has been done on regulatory T cells, and numerous functions of these cells have been found in various diseases such as allergy, autoimmunity related diseases, cancer, and microbial infection. Regulatory T cells are thought to be produced in the thymus from precursor cells having high affinity Continue reading...