Genetic Modulation of Antigen Presentation

  • Mary Lynne Hedley

Abstract

Specific immune responses, whether they involve up or down regulation, begin with the presentation of peptides by major histocompatibility complex (MHC) class I or II molecules to T cells. Subsequent to this initial recognition event, the T cell may exhibit one of several different responses. These can be regulated by accessory molecules on the antigen presenting cell (APC), cytokines, or the location in which the presentation event occurred.

Keywords

Influenza Malaria Vasculitis Plasmodium Measle 

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