T cell immunity using transgenic B lymphocytes.

  title={T cell immunity using transgenic B lymphocytes.},
  author={Mara Gerloni and Marta Rizzi and Paola Castiglioni and Maurizio Zanetti},
  journal={Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America},
  volume={101 11},
Adaptive immunity exists in all vertebrates and plays a defense role against microbial pathogens and tumors. T cell responses begin when precursor T cells recognize antigen on specialized antigen-presenting cells and differentiate into effector cells. Currently, dendritic cells are considered the only cells capable of stimulating T lymphocytes. Here, we… CONTINUE READING