alpha beta and gamma delta T cells in the immune response to the erythrocytic stages of malaria in mice.

Abstract

Mice lacking T cells with alpha beta TCR (TCR beta-/-) or gamma delta TCR (TCR delta-/-) were infected with the erythrocytic stages of the malaria parasite, Plasmodium chabaudi chabaudi (AS). Mice without gamma delta T cells could control and reduce a primary infection of P. chabaudi with a slight delay in the time of clearance of the acute phase of… (More)

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