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Title: CD69 controls the uptake of L-tryptophan through LAT1-CD98 and AhR-dependent secretion of IL-22 in psoriasis.
Issue Date: 2016
Citation: Nat. Immunol..2016 08;(17)8:985-96
Abstract: The activation marker CD69 is expressed by skin γδ T cells. Here we found that CD69 controlled the aryl hydrocarbon receptor (AhR)-dependent secretion of interleukin 22 (IL-22) by γδ T cells, which contributed to the development of psoriasis induced by IL-23. CD69 associated with the aromatic-amino-acid-transporter complex LAT1-CD98 and regulated its surface expression and uptake of L-tryptophan (L-Trp) and the intracellular quantity of L-Trp-derived activators of AhR. In vivo administration of L-Trp, an inhibitor of AhR or IL-22 abrogated the differences between CD69-deficient mice and wild-type mice in skin inflammation. We also observed LAT1-mediated regulation of AhR activation and IL-22 secretion in circulating Vγ9(+) γδ T cells of psoriatic patients. Thus, CD69 serves as a key mediator of the pathogenesis of psoriasis by controlling LAT1-CD98-mediated metabolic cues.
PMID: 27376471
Rights: openAccess
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