Imaging transplant rejection: a new view

The success of organ transplantation is severely hindered by immune-mediated rejection, but the steps involved in this process remain poorly defined. A new imaging study now reveals the sequence of events and immune cells involved in graft rejection in a mouse model, providing insights into the points at which the immune system could be rationally targeted to prevent transplant rejection (pages 744–749).

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Figure 1: Cellular dynamics in skin transplant rejection.

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Cahalan, M. Imaging transplant rejection: a new view. Nat Med 17, 662–663 (2011). https://doi.org/10.1038/nm0611-662

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