Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, August 16th, 2005
According to recent research published in the Journal of Virology, "The aim of this study was to elucidate the in vitro response of gammadelta T cells to Epstein-Barr virus (EBV)-infected B cells and to determine whether EBV-induced heat shock proteins (HSPs) might serve as gammadelta T-cell stimulants.
"Cytofluorometric analysis revealed HSP90 cell surface expression in 12% of the EBV-immortalized B-cell population in all four of the B-cell lines tested. HSP27, HSP60, and HSP70 were not detected on the cell surface by cytofluorometry in...
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