An essential role for C5aR signaling in the optimal induction of a malaria-specific CD4+ T cell response by a whole-killed blood-stage vaccine.


The protective immunity induced by the whole-killed parasite vaccine against malarial blood-stage infection is dependent on the CD4(+) T cell response. However, the mechanism underlying this robust CD4(+) T cell response elicited by the whole-killed parasite vaccine is still largely unknown. In this study, we observe that immunization with Plasmodium yoelii… (More)
DOI: 10.4049/jimmunol.1201190


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