Published in Vaccine Weekly, October 6th, 2004
"Heat-shock proteins (HSPs) are expressed at high levels by bacterial pathogens during adaptation to intracellular survival. Both host and pathogen heat-shock proteins contribute to immunity by receptor-mediated activation of the innate immune response and by participation in the presentation of antigens for the adaptive immune response," investigators in England report.
"Manipulation of these interactions presents a potential route to improved control of infection by vaccination or...
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