Molecular Immunogenetics Group Department of Genetics University of São Paulo - Ribeirão Preto Medical School



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Articles discussed in recent seminars:

Tong Q-Y et al (2020) Human thymic involution and aging in humanized mice. Front Immunol. 11: 1399.

Takaba H and Takayanagi H (2017) The mechanisms of T cell selection in the thymus. Trends in Immunology (doi: 10.1016/

Ma H et al (2017) Correction of a pathogenic gene mutation in human embryos. Nature Aug 2. doi: 10.1038/nature23305

Ucar O, Rattay K (2015) Promiscuous gene expression in the thymus: a matter of epigenetics, miRNA, and more? Front Immunol. 6:93.

Passos GA, Mendes-da-Cruz DA, Oliveira EH (2015) The thymic orchestration involving Aire, miRNAs, and cell-cell interactions during the induction of central tolerance.

Front Immunol. 6:352.

Oftedal BE et al (2015) Dominant mutations in the autoimmune reguator AIRE are associated with common organ specific autoimmune diseases. Immunity 42: 1185.

Anderson MS and Su MA (2016) AIRE expands: new roles in immune tolerance and beyond. Nat. Rev. Immunol. 16: 247.

Khan I. S. et al (2015) Identification of miR-205 as a microRNA that is highly expressed in medullary thymic epithelial cells. PlosOne 10(8): e0135440

St-Pierre C et al (2015) Differential Features of AIRE-Induced and AIRE-Independent Promiscuous Gene Expression in Thymic Epithelial Cells. J. Immunol. 195: 498