The transcription factors Blimp-1 and IRF4 jointly control the differentiation and function of effector regulatory T cells
Erika Cretney, Annie Xin, Wei Shi, Martina Minnich, Frederick Masson, Maria Miasari, Gabrielle T Belz, Gordon K Smyth, Meinrad Busslinger, Stephen L Nutt, Axel Kallies
Nature Immunology | NATURE PUBLISHING GROUP | Published : 2011
We thank T. Mak, L. Wu, J. Altin and P. Bouillet for mice; S. Sterle, N. Bernard, R. Thong and K. Elder for technical support; Y. Zhan, I. Campbell and K. Shortman for antibodies; L. Corcoran and D. Tarlinton for discussion and reagents; and Y. Zheng and A. Rudensky for the full microarray data set already published in part<SUP>17</SUP>. Supported by the National Health and Medical Research Council of Australia (E.C., G.T.B., S.L.N. and A.K.), L'Oreal Australia For Women in Science Fellowship (E.C.), the Swiss National Science Foundation (F.M.), the Viertel Foundation, the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (G.T.B.), the Pfizer Australia Research Fellowship program (S.L.N.), the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (A.K.), Boehringer Ingelheim (Busslinger group) and the European Union Sixth Framework Programme FP6 (EuTRACC project, Busslinger group).