Immunological Synapse


ISBN: 978-3-642-03857-0 (Print) 978-3-642-03858-7 (Online)

Table of contents (12 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xv

  2. Chapter

    Pages 1-24

    Insights into Function of the Immunological Synapse from Studies with Supported Planar Bilayers

  3. Chapter

    Pages 25-50

    Immunological Synapses Within Context: Patterns of Cell–Cell Communication and Their Application in T–T Interactions

  4. Chapter

    Pages 51-62

    Molecular and Cellular Dynamics at the Early Stages of Antigen Encounter: The B-Cell Immunological Synapse

  5. Chapter

    Pages 63-79

    Inhibitory and Regulatory Immune Synapses

  6. Chapter

    Pages 81-107

    The Immunological Synapse, TCR Microclusters, and T Cell Activation

  7. Chapter

    Pages 109-122

    Signaling Amplification at the Immunological Synapse

  8. Chapter

    Pages 123-154

    Multiple Microclusters: Diverse Compartments Within the Immune Synapse

  9. Chapter

    Pages 155-169

    A Conformation-Induced Oligomerization Model for B cell Receptor Microclustering and Signaling

  10. Chapter

    Pages 171-189

    Co-Receptors and Recognition of Self at the Immunological Synapse

  11. Chapter

    Pages 191-207

    Vesicle Traffic to the Immunological Synapse: A Multifunctional Process Targeted by Lymphotropic Viruses

  12. Chapter

    Pages 209-228

    Plasticity of Immunological Synapses

  13. Chapter

    Pages 229-249

    APC, T Cells, and the Immune Synapse

  14. Back Matter

    Pages 251-255