Regulatory T cells (Treg) offer potential for improving long-term outcomes in cell and organ transplantation. The non-human primate model is a valuable resource for addressing issues concerning the transfer of Treg therapy to the clinic. Herein, we discuss the properties of non-human primate Treg and prospects for their evaluation in allotransplantation and xenotransplantation.

Additional Metadata
Keywords Non-human primates, Regulatory T cells, Transplantation, Xenotransplantation
Persistent URL dx.doi.org/10.1097/TP.0b013e3181ebf782, hdl.handle.net/1765/27310
Note Free full text in PubMed
Citation
Dons, E.M., Raimondi, G., Cooper, D.K.C., & Thomson, A.W.. (2010). Non-human primate regulatory T cells: Current biology and implications for transplantation. Transplantation, 90(8), 811–816. doi:10.1097/TP.0b013e3181ebf782