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CTLA-4 Antigen

"CTLA-4 Antigen" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

MeSH information
An inhibitory T CELL receptor that is closely related to CD28 ANTIGEN. It has specificity for CD80 ANTIGEN and CD86 ANTIGEN and acts as a negative regulator of peripheral T cell function. CTLA-4 antigen is believed to play role in inducing PERIPHERAL TOLERANCE.

This graph shows the total number of publications written about "CTLA-4 Antigen" by people in the URMC Research Network by year, and whether "CTLA-4 Antigen" was a major or minor topic of these publication.