ILC1 populations join the border patrol

Immunity. 2013 Apr 18;38(4):630-2. doi: 10.1016/j.immuni.2013.03.005.


It has been unclear whether an innate lymphoid cell (ILC) counterpart to the T helper 1 cell type exists. New studies, including Fuchs et al. (2013) in this issue of Immunity, identify T-bet(+)IFN-γ(+) ILC1 that accumulate in the inflamed intestine of IBD patients.

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