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Antigen-specific immunotherapy

Nanoparticles coated with fragments of the body's own proteins are shown to induce T cells of the immune system to adopt regulatory functions that suppress autoimmune reactions involving these self-antigens. See Article p.434

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Figure 1: Coated nanoparticles induce differentiation of regulatory T cells.

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Wraith, D. Antigen-specific immunotherapy. Nature 530, 422–423 (2016). https://doi.org/10.1038/nature17300

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