Evaluation of activatory and inhibitory natural killer cell receptors in non-segmental vitiligo: a flow cytometric study


Basak P. Y. , Adiloglu A. K. , Koc I. G. , Tas T., Akkaya V. B.

JOURNAL OF THE EUROPEAN ACADEMY OF DERMATOLOGY AND VENEREOLOGY, vol.22, no.8, pp.970-976, 2008 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 22 Issue: 8
  • Publication Date: 2008
  • Doi Number: 10.1111/j.1468-3083.2008.02681.x
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF THE EUROPEAN ACADEMY OF DERMATOLOGY AND VENEREOLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.970-976

Abstract

Background Recent observations established the role of altered cellular immunity and autoimmune hypothesis in the pathogenesis of vitiligo. There have been several reports discussing T-cell and natural killer (NK) cell populations, but NK cell receptors were not evaluated in vitiligo.