Bertrand Bellier

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In addition to CD4(+) regulatory T cells (Tregs), CD8(+) suppressor T cells are emerging as an important subset of regulatory T cells. Diverse populations of CD8(+) T cells with suppressive activities have been described. Among them, a small population of CD8(+)CD25(+)FOXP3(+) T cells is found both in mice and humans. In contrast to thymic-derived(More)
Previous binding studies have suggested the existence of two affinity states for type B cholecystokinin receptors (CCK(B)R), which could correspond to different coupling states of the receptor to G proteins. To test this hypothesis, we have further investigated signal transduction pathways coupled to rat CCK(B)R stably transfected in Chinese hamster ovary(More)
The induction of an active immune response to control or eliminate tumours is still an unfulfilled challenge. We focused on plasmid DNA vaccines using an innovative approach whereby the antigen is expressed in association with extracellular vesicles (EVs) to facilitate antigen cross-presentation and improve induced immunity. Our two groups had independently(More)
Vaccines are the most effective tools to prevent infectious diseases and to minimize their impact on humans or animals. Despite the successful development of vaccines that are able to elicit potent and protective immune responses, the majority of vaccines have been so far developed empirically and mechanistic events leading to protective immune responses(More)
Microarray analysis often leads to either too large or too small numbers of gene candidates to allow meaningful identification of functional signatures. We aimed at overcoming this hurdle by combining two algorithms: i. Independent Component Analysis to extract statistically-based potential signatures. ii. Gene Set Enrichment Analysis to produce a score of(More)
Systems biology offers promising approaches for identifying response-specific signatures to vaccination and assessing their predictive value. Here, we designed a modelling strategy aiming to predict the quality of late T-cell responses after vaccination from early transcriptome analysis of dendritic cells. Using standardized staining with tetramer, we first(More)
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