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. I am unable to find the serial number on the gun when I check the left side of the gun.Scientists at the University of California, San Diego and the University of California, San Francisco have developed an accurate technique for counting the number of times that defective immune cells called T cells mutate and escape immune surveillance.
In this issue of Molecular Therapy, the UC San Diego team describes how this technique can be used to estimate how many T cells are defective and subsequently grow into tumors or attack the body in autoimmune disorders.
“Counting the frequency of mutations allows us to calculate the risk that a patient has of getting cancer and also the risk of developing an autoimmune disease,” said Mathilde Kiezun, PhD, a research associate in the Department of Microbiology and Immunology at UC San Diego.
The frequency of T-cell mutations is estimated to be around 1 in 10,000, but this number doesn’t account for the tens of thousands of T-cell clones in the body, which have a smaller mutational rate. The mutations in the T-cell clones can give rise to a new cell clone that possesses a novel receptor, which enables the T-cell to escape immune surveillance. T-cell receptors are designed to recognize and attack specific antigens, such as the dendritic cells that present antigens to T cells during an infection.
“The estimation of the risk of developing cancer and autoimmune disease will be more accurate if we can count how many T cells will become cancerous,” Kiezun said.
The conventional technique for measuring the T-cell receptor sequences comes from taking a DNA sample from the patient and amplifying the DNA sequences by polymerase chain reaction. “This means you need to first collect a sample of the T cells from the patient and purify the T cells from the other cells in the sample. This is difficult and can contaminate the T cells with DNA from other cells,” Kiezun explained.
Kiezun and her colleagues developed a new technique that reduces the quantity of DNA needed for analysis. Instead of purifying T cells from a patient’s 0b46394aab