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The role of thymic tolerance in CNS autoimmune disease

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The contributions of the peripheral adaptive and innate immune systems to CNS autoimmunity have been extensively studied. However, the role of thymic selection in these conditions is much less well understood. The thymus is the primary lymphoid organ for the generation of T cells; thymic mechanisms ensure that cells with an overt autoreactive specificity are eliminated before they emigrate to the periphery and control the generation of thymic regulatory T cells. Evidence from animal studies d...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
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Accepted Manuscript

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10.1038/s41582-018-0095-7

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Clinical Neurosciences
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Clinical Neurosciences
Oxford college:
St Hildas College
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Paediatrics
Publisher:
Springer Nature Publisher's website
Journal:
Nature Reviews Neurology Journal website
Volume:
14
Pages:
723–734
Publication date:
2018-11-19
Acceptance date:
2018-06-05
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EISSN:
1759-4766
ISSN:
1759-4758
Pubs id:
pubs:911590
URN:
uri:47041b1f-d626-4caa-abd7-2ab61703b732
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uuid:47041b1f-d626-4caa-abd7-2ab61703b732
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pubs:911590

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