T Cell and Antigen Presenting Cell Activity During Sleep | Immunology for University Students | Scoop.it
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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.