In summary, the article from A. It is clear that the injection of transplant recipient DCs presenting defined alloantigens—while lacking proper costimulatory receptors—is expected to achieve selective suppression of donor-specific inflammatory T cells.
In comparison, the administration of donor APCs along with antibodies blocking the same costimulation pathways can potentially suppress other T cells. Whether delivery of tolerogenic DCs would be effective at preventing rejection of more immunogenic transplants such as heart and skin allografts remains to be investigated. In addition, the ability of modified DCs to achieve tolerance in allo-sensitized mice should be explored, given the documented contribution of donor-reactive memory T cells to transplant tolerance resistance in primates [ 27 ].
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