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ThPOK, the critical transcription factor for differentiation of the helper T cell lineage in the thymus, continues to function as a gatekeeper to maintain helper T cell identity by repressing the transcription factor Runx3 in mature T cells.

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  1. Takeshi Egawa is in the Department of Pathology and Immunology, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri, USA.

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