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Progenitor and Terminal Subsets of CD8+ T Cells Cooperate to Contain Chronic Viral Infection
Chronic infections strain the regenerative capacity of antiviral T lymphocyte populations, leading to failure in long-term immunity. The cellular and molecular events controlling this regenerative… Expand
High resolution analysis of cellular immune responses in resolved and persistent hepatitis C virus infection.
BACKGROUND & AIMS Cellular immune responses are thought to play a key role in the resolution of primary HCV infection. Although it has been consistently shown that CD4+ T-cell responses are… Expand
Naturally occurring dominant resistance mutations to hepatitis C virus protease and polymerase inhibitors in treatment‐naïve patients
Resistance mutations to hepatitis C virus (HCV) nonstructural protein 3 (NS3) protease inhibitors in <1% of the viral quasispecies may still allow >1000‐fold viral load reductions upon treatment,… Expand
The epigenetic landscape of T cell exhaustion
Epigenetic profiling suggests that exhausted T cells are a distinct cell linage. The epigenetics of exhaustion During cancer or chronic infection, T cells become dysfunctional, eventually acquiring… Expand
Ex vivo analysis of human memory CD4 T cells specific for hepatitis C virus using MHC class II tetramers.
- C. Day, N. Seth, +12 authors K. Wucherpfennig
- Biology, Medicine
- The Journal of clinical investigation
- 15 September 2003
Containment of hepatitis C virus (HCV) and other chronic human viral infections is associated with persistence of virus-specific CD4 T cells, but ex vivo characterization of circulating CD4 T cells… Expand
CD8 Epitope Escape and Reversion in Acute HCV Infection
- J. Timm, G. Lauer, +13 authors T. Allen
- Biology, Medicine
- The Journal of experimental medicine
- 20 December 2004
In the setting of acute hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection, robust HCV-specific CD8+ cytotoxic T lymphocyte (CTL) responses are associated with initial control of viremia. Despite these responses,… Expand
Human MAIT and CD8αα cells develop from a pool of type-17 precommitted CD8+ T cells.
Human mucosal associated invariant T (MAIT) CD8(+) and Tc17 cells are important tissue-homing cell populations, characterized by high expression of CD161 ((++)) and type-17 differentiation, but their… Expand
Sustained Dysfunction of Antiviral CD8+ T Lymphocytes after Infection with Hepatitis C Virus
ABSTRACT Hepatitis C virus (HCV) sets up persistent infection in the majority of those exposed. It is likely that, as with other persistent viral infections, the efficacy of T-lymphocyte responses… Expand
Broad Specificity of Virus-Specific CD4+ T-Helper-Cell Responses in Resolved Hepatitis C Virus Infection
ABSTRACT Vigorous virus-specific CD4+ T-helper-cell responses are associated with successful control of hepatitis C virus (HCV) and other human viral infections, but the breadth and specificity of… Expand
High Level of PD-1 Expression on Hepatitis C Virus (HCV)-Specific CD8+ and CD4+ T Cells during Acute HCV Infection, Irrespective of Clinical Outcome
- V. Kasprowicz, J. Schulze Zur Wiesch, +17 authors G. Lauer
- Medicine, Biology
- Journal of Virology
- 26 December 2007
ABSTRACT We monitored expression of PD-1 (a mediator of T-cell exhaustion and viral persistence) on hepatitis C virus (HCV)-specific CD8+ and CD4+ T cells from blood and liver during acute and… Expand