Mucosal-Associated Invariant T Cells Are Depleted and Exhibit Altered Chemokine Receptor Expression and Elevated Granulocyte Macrophage-Colony Stimulating Factor Production During End-Stage Renal Disease
Jennifer A Juno, Jillian LM Waruk, Kathleen M Wragg, Christine Mesa, Carmen Lopez, Joe Bueti, Stephen J Kent, T Blake Ball, Sandra A Kiazyk
Frontiers in Immunology | FRONTIERS MEDIA SA | Published : 2018
The authors would like to thank the study participants and clinic staff for their participation in the research. Additionally, we thank Sidonia Eckle, Alexandra Corbett, and Bronwyn Meehan for technical assistance producing the human MR1 tetramer. The following reagent was obtained through the AIDS Reagent Program, Division of AIDS, NIAID, NIH: anti-human alpha 4-beta 7 integrin (Act1) (cat#11718) from Dr. A. A. Ansari. JJ is funded by a fellowship from the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC). The study was funded by the Public Health Agency of Canada.