Superantigenicity of Streptococcal M Protein By Mark Tomai , Malak Kotb ,

@inproceedings{Majumdar1990SuperantigenicityOS,
  title={Superantigenicity of Streptococcal M Protein By Mark Tomai , Malak Kotb ,},
  author={Gipsy Majumdar and Edwin H. Beachey},
  year={1990}
}
M proteins that define the serotypes of group A streptococci are powerful blastogens for human T lymphocytes . The mechanism by which they activate T cells was investigated and compared with the conventional T cell mitogen phytohemagglutinin, and the known superantigen staphylococcal enterotoxin B. Although major histocompatibility complex (MHC) class II… CONTINUE READING