MHC class I and MHC class II reporter mice enable analysis of immune oligodendroglia in mouse models of multiple sclerosis
Oligodendrocytes and their progenitors upregulate MHC pathways in response to inflammation, but the frequency of this phenotypic change is unknown and the features of these immune oligodendroglia are poorly defined. We generated MHC class I and II transgenic reporter mice to define their dynamics in response to inflammatory demyelination, providing a means to monitor MHC activation in diverse cell types in living mice and define their roles in aging, injury and disease.
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National Institutes of Health (NIA AG072305)
- Dwight E Bergles
National Multiple Sclerosis Society (FAN-1707-28857)
- Em P Harrington
Dr. Miriam and Sheldon G Adelson Medical Research Foundation
- Dwight E Bergles
National Science Foundation
- Riley B Catenacci
National Institutes of Health (R01 NS041435)
- Peter A Calabresi
The funders had no role in study design, data collection and interpretation, or the decision to submit the work for publication.
Animal experimentation: All animal procedures were performed according to protocols approved by the Johns Hopkins Animal Care and Use Committee protocol #MO22M158.
- Tatyana Chtanova, Garvan Institute of Medical Research, Australia
- Received: August 24, 2022
- Preprint posted: September 28, 2022 (view preprint)
- Accepted: April 13, 2023
- Accepted Manuscript published: April 14, 2023 (version 1)
- Version of Record published: May 12, 2023 (version 2)
© 2023, Harrington et al.
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