Published in Vaccine Weekly, February 15th, 1999
In both murine and human malarias, gammadelta cells accumulate during Plasmodium infections. Recent findings suggest that gammadelta T cells in general influence innate and antigen-specific adaptive host responses. The biological role of these cells and the antigens they recognize are not well understood, however.
Jeffrey Kopacz and Nirbhay Kumar, Johns Hopkins University School of Hygiene and Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, examined the accumulation of gammadelta T cells generated during infection with virulent and avirulent...
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