Antigens

Known as: immunogen, Ag, Antigens [Chemical/Ingredient] 
Any substance, generally a protein, that stimulates the immune system and elicits an immune response. Recognition by the immune system elicits either… (More)
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2017
Review
2017
Immune checkpoints or coinhibitory receptors, such as cytotoxic T lymphocyte antigen (CTLA)-4 and programmed death (PD)-1, play… (More)
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2009
Highly Cited
2009
The purpose of the National Cancer Institute pilot project to prioritize cancer antigens was to develop a well-vetted, priority… (More)
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
Dendritic cells (DCs) process and present self and foreign antigens to induce tolerance or immunity. In vitro models suggest that… (More)
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Review
2002
Review
2002
Dendritic cells take up antigens in peripheral tissues, process them into proteolytic peptides, and load these peptides onto… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
This report shows that cytotoxic T lymphocyte-associated antigen 4 (CTLA-4) plays a key role in T cell-mediated dominant… (More)
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Review
1998
Review
1998
B and T lymphocytes are the mediators of immunity, but their function is under the control of dendritic cells. Dendritic cells in… (More)
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Review
1998
Review
1998
The human immunodeficiency virus-type 1 (HIV-1) envelope glycoproteins interact with receptors on the target cell and mediate… (More)
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1997
Highly Cited
1997
Induction and maintenance of peripheral tolerance are important mechanisms to maintain the balance of the immune system. In… (More)
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Review
1994
Review
1994
Despite the differences in the antigens that they recognize and in the effector functions they carry out, B and T lymphocytes… (More)
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1962
Highly Cited
1962
An in vitro technique is described for assessing the chemotactic activity of soluble substances on motile cells. Antibody-antigen… (More)
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