Vitamin A helps gut T cells find their way in the dark.

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Abstract

Once activated, some T cells home to distinct sites in the body, such as the intestine and inflamed skin. Research in mice shows that dendritic cells in the gut produce a derivative of vitamin A, retinoic acid, that gives T cells directions.

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  • Immunology in the medical area
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1300-1301
JournalNature Medicine
Volume10
Issue number12
Publication statusPublished - 2004
Publication categoryResearch
Peer-reviewedYes

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