Inflammatory Monocytes and Neutrophils Are Licensed to Kill during Memory Responses In Vivo

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Immunological memory is a hallmark of B and T lymphocytes that have undergone a previous encounter with a given antigen. It is assumed that memory cells mediate better protection of the host upon re-infection because of improved effector functions such as antibody production, cytotoxic activity and cytokine secretion. In contrast to cells of the adaptive… (More)
DOI: 10.1371/journal.ppat.1002457

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