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Figure 8 | Journal of Translational Medicine

Figure 8

From: Rapamycin protects kidney against ischemia reperfusion injury through recruitment of NKT cells

Figure 8

The schematics of recruitment of NKT cells to kidney after rapamycin treatment. After rapamycin treatment, chemokine CXCL9 and CXCL10 were highly expressed in kidney to create the gradient of chemokine. The interaction of CXCL9, CXCL10 and their receptor CXCR3 expressed on NKT cells recruited NKT cells from spleen via transport of blood to the targeted site of injury where they played a protective role.

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