A maternally inherited superantigen encoded by a mammary tumour virus


A COLLECTION of superantigens, molecules which in combination with class II major histocompatibility complex (MHC) engage T cells bearing particular Vβ chains as part of their αβ receptors, have recently been described1,2. The mouse self superantigen, Mls-la, for example, in conjunction with many MHC class II proteins, engages mouse T cells bearing Vβ6,7,8… (More)
DOI: 10.1038/349524a0


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