Adaptive immune responses mediated by natural killer cells.

@article{Paust2010AdaptiveIR,
  title={Adaptive immune responses mediated by natural killer cells.},
  author={Silke Paust and Balimkiz Senman and Ulrich H von Andrian},
  journal={Immunological reviews},
  year={2010},
  volume={235 1},
  pages={286-96}
}
Adaptive immunity has traditionally been considered a unique feature of vertebrate physiology. Unlike innate immune responses, which remain essentially unchanged upon exposure to a recurrent challenge with the same stimulus, adaptive immune cells possess the ability to learn and remember. Thus, secondary adaptive responses to a previously encountered challenge are qualitatively and/or quantitatively distinct from those elicited by a primary encounter. Besides this capacity to acquire long-lived… CONTINUE READING

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