Marie-Pierre Puissegur

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Human melanoma cells express various tumour antigens that are recognized by CD8(+) cytotoxic T lymphocytes (CTLs) and elicit tumour-specific responses in vivo. However, natural and therapeutically enhanced CTL responses in melanoma patients are of limited efficacy. The mechanisms underlying CTL effector phase failure when facing melanomas are still largely(More)
Tuberculin-skin-test (TST) is widely used for the diagnosis of Tuberculosis. Negative TSTs are occasionally found in individuals vaccinated or infected by Mycobacterium tuberculosis. We show that false negative results are due to a lack of the Tuberculin-specific immune response as replacing tuberculin by unselected M. tuberculosis antigens improved the(More)
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