A receptor/cytoskeletal movement triggered by costimulation during T cell activation.

@article{Wlfing1998ARM,
  title={A receptor/cytoskeletal movement triggered by costimulation during T cell activation.},
  author={Christoph W{\"u}lfing and Mark M. Davis},
  journal={Science},
  year={1998},
  volume={282 5397},
  pages={2266-9}
}
During T cell activation, the engagement of costimulatory molecules is often crucial to the development of an effective immune response, but the mechanism by which this is achieved is not known. Here, it is shown that beads attached to the surface of a T cell translocate toward the interface shortly after the start of T cell activation. This movement appears to depend on myosin motor proteins and requires the engagement of the major costimulatory receptor pairs, B7-CD28 and ICAM-1-LFA-1. This… CONTINUE READING
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