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Figure 5

From: Retinal antigen-specific regulatory T cells protect against spontaneous and induced autoimmunity and require local dendritic cells

Figure 5

Depletion of retinal dendritic cell (DC) eliminates the local immune response. (A) Schematic showing timing and location of diphtheria toxin (DTx) (25 ng), beta-galactosidase (βgal) (10 μg), and saline injections. (B) Fluorescence-activated cell sorting (FACS) analysis showing reduction in T cell numbers in retinas depleted of DC. T cells were analyzed as being effector (GFP) or regulatory (GFP+) and βgal-specific (Vα11+) or nonspecific (Vα11). (C) FACS analysis of retinal mononuclear cells showing that DC but not microglia (MG) were reduced in mice treated with DTx. Results are given as mean ± SD with P values determined by t test.

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