Innocents abroad: regulating where naive T cells go

Kruppel-like factor 2 is now shown to regulate chemokine receptor expression in lymphocytes, which leads to their homing to nonlymphoid organs after they leave the thymus.

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Figure 1: Several systems control the migration of naive T lymphocytes.

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Rollins, B. Innocents abroad: regulating where naive T cells go. Nat Immunol 9, 233–235 (2008). https://doi.org/10.1038/ni0308-233

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