T regs Expand the Skin Stem Cell Niche

June 02, 2017

Valerie Horsley, Shruti Naik

Developmental Cell

Regulatory T cells (Tregs) are emerging as an essential stem cell niche component that promotes wound repair in adipose, muscle, and lung tissues. Recently in Cell, Ali et al. (2017) report that skin resident Tregs facilitate the proliferation and differentiation of hair follicle stem cells through Notch signaling.