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T-γδ Receptor Restriction in Peripheral Lymphocytes of Patients with Behçet’s Disease

  • P.M. Van Hagen
  • H. Hooijkaas
  • M.W.M. VD Beemd
  • G. Verjans
  • G.S. Baarsma
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 528)

Conclusion

We found high numbers of Vδ T cells in 8 patients with Behçet’s disease. The role of this T cell receptor repertoire in Behçet’s disease is unknown and is subject of further investigation.

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© Kluwer Academic Publishers 2004

Authors and Affiliations

  • P.M. Van Hagen
    • 1
    • 2
  • H. Hooijkaas
    • 1
    • 2
  • M.W.M. VD Beemd
    • 1
    • 2
  • G. Verjans
    • 1
    • 2
  • G.S. Baarsma
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Clinical ImmunologyErasmus Medical University Centre Rotterdam, The Eye HospitalRotterdamThe Netherlands
  2. 2.Internal Medicine and VirologyErasmus Medical University Centre Rotterdam, The Eye HospitalRotterdamThe Netherlands

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