regulatory T cell

^ http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/CL_0000815

A T cell which regulates overall immune responses as well as the responses of other T cell subsets through direct cell-cell contact and cytokine release. [ GOC:add http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/go/references/0000031 ]

Synonyms: regulatory T lymphocyte, regulatory T-cell, regulatory T-lymphocyte

Term info

database cross reference
  • BTO:0004520
  • FMA:84070

This cell type may express FoxP3 and CD25 and secretes IL-10 and TGF-beta.

has broad synonym

suppressor T-cell, suppressor T-lymphocyte, suppressor T lymphocyte, suppressor T cell