Correlates of Mer levels in peripheral blood of lupus patients. (A) Mer levels on CD1c+ dendritic cells are negatively correlated with the proportion of pDCs in lupus blood. (B) sMer levels in blood are negatively correlated with the numbers of neutrophils in the blood of lupus patients. (C) Levels of Mer on the surface of CD4+ T cells are positively correlated with levels of Tyro 3.
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