Saying the 'S' word in public

Immunol Today. 1993 Nov;14(11):523-5. doi: 10.1016/0167-5699(93)90180-S.


The mechanism by which self-reactive, peripheral lymphocytes are prevented from causing overt autoimmune disease is the subject of much debate. A recent meeting examined the evidence to support a role for T-cell mediated suppression in maintenance of peripheral tolerance.

Publication types

  • Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't
  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Animals
  • Autoantigens / immunology
  • Autoimmune Diseases / immunology
  • Cytokines / immunology
  • Disease Models, Animal
  • Immune Tolerance
  • Immunophenotyping
  • T-Lymphocytes, Regulatory / immunology*


  • Autoantigens
  • Cytokines