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Skin function for human CD1a-reactive T cells

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Human CD4+ T cells that produce interleukin 22 are an essential component of skin defense and repair. New evidence shows that these T cells recognize CD1a-lipid complexes on Langerhans cells.

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

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