T Cell and Antigen Presenting Cell Activity During Sleep

T Cell and Antigen Presenting Cell Activity During Sleep

Overview article Sleep supports immune defense. In the first half of nocturnal sleep, slow wave sleep (SWS) and the circadian system act in concert to induce a pro-inflammatory milieu, while immunosuppressive mediators are at lowest levels. This pro-inflammatory milieu boost and facilitates T helper (Th) 1 immune responses, like an adjuvant. On the other side, […]