Dendritic cells as the 'conductors' of the immune response

M. Rescigno, S. Citterio, M. K. Matyszak, F. Granucci, P. Ricciardi-Castagnoli

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Abstract

Dendritic cells not only capture and present antigens to T cells. As M. Rescigno and colleagues argue here, because of their location at the interface to the external environment and their ability to activate cells of the innate immune system, they can be justified as the 'conductors' of the immune response.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)184-188
Number of pages5
JournalImmunologist
Volume7
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - 1999

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cell Biology
  • Immunology

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