Different roles of αβ and γδ T cells in immunity against an intracellular bacterial pathogen


SEVERAL bacterial pathogens of medical importance are able to persist and replicate inside host mononuclear phagocytes. Protective immunity depends on specific T lymphocytes that induce granulomatous lesions at the sites of bacterial multiplication1,2. Listeria monocytogenes is an intracellular pathogen that replicates inside mononuclear phagocytes and… (More)
DOI: 10.1038/365053a0


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