Dendritic Cells, Second Edition: Biology and Clinical by Michael T. Lotze, Angus W. Thomson

By Michael T. Lotze, Angus W. Thomson

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1999). Previously it was shown that human thymic cells resembling DCs express CD4 and are negative for CD8α. , 1999). , 1999). , 1999). The CD1aϪCD4ϩ cells express high levels of CD123 (IL-3Rα). In the presence of IL-3 or IL-3 and CD40L they differentiate into cells with dendritic extensions that express high levels of HLA-DR and CD54 (ICAM-1). Moreover, the cells acquire CD80 and CD83 and upregulate CD86 upon culture in IL-3 plus CD40L. The CD1aϪCD3ϪCD4ϩ thymocytes are therefore DC precursors (pDC).

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To examine the function of DC1s and DC2s in T helper cell differentiation, CD4ϩCD45ROϪCD45RAϩ naïve T cells were cultured for 6 days with: (1) 24-hour CD40Lactivated DC1s; (2) 24-hour CD40L-activated DC2s or (3) anti-CD3 and anti-CD28 coated on a culture plate. After 6 days of priming, T cells were re-stimulated with anti-CD3 and anti-CD28 coated on a culture plate for either 5 hours to examine intracellular cytokine expression using flow cytometry or 24 hours to examine cytokines secreted into the culture supernatants using ELISA.

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