Published in Proteomics Weekly, September 21st, 2009
"Activation-induced cell death (AICD) and programmed cell death prevent the untoward side effects, arising from excessive numbers and prolonged persistence of activated CTL, that occur upon uncontrolled and/or continued expansion. However, effector cell persistence has been identified as a hallmark of successful T-cell-mediated adoptive immunotherapy. Thus, prevention of AICD may be critical to achieve more successful clinical results. We have...
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