CD56 marks human dendritic cell subsets with cytotoxic potential

D. Roothans, E. Smits, E. Lion, J. Tel, S. Anguille

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Abstract

Human plasmacytoid and myeloid dendritic cells (DCs), when appropriately stimulated, can express the archetypal natural killer (NK)-cell surface marker CD56. In addition to classical DC functions, CD56(+) DCs are endowed with an unconventional cytotoxic capacity.

Original languageEnglish
Article numbere23037
Pages (from-to)1-3
JournalOncoimmunology
Volume2
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Feb 2013

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