hrp0082p1-d2-250 | Thyroid (1) | ESPE2014

In Patients with Chronic Autoimmune Thyroiditis, Investigation of the Effects of Functions of Regulatory T Cells and Vitamin D

Siklar Zeynep , Karatas Deniz , Dogu Figen , Kocaay Pinar , Hacihamdioglu Bulent , Ikinciogullari Aydan , Berberoglu Merih

Background: Treg cells are characterized by expression of Foxp3 molecule that serve as keys in the maintenance of peripheral tolerance and in controlling the immune response. The exact role of Treg cells in the pathogenesis of CAT has not been recognized yet.Objective and hypotheses: It is suggested that vitamin D is one of the factors that can regulate the function of Treg cells. In this study, the relationship between Treg cells (levels and expression)...