Chapter 1. Some Old and Some New Findings on Antigen Processing and Presentation

  1. PD Dr. Harald Kropshofer2 and
  2. Dr. Anne B. Vogt3
  1. Emil R. Unanue

Published Online: 10 APR 2006

DOI: 10.1002/3527607021.ch1

Antigen Presenting Cells: From Mechanisms to Drug Development

Antigen Presenting Cells: From Mechanisms to Drug Development

How to Cite

Unanue, E. R. (2005) Some Old and Some New Findings on Antigen Processing and Presentation, in Antigen Presenting Cells: From Mechanisms to Drug Development (eds H. Kropshofer and A. B. Vogt), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, FRG. doi: 10.1002/3527607021.ch1

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Roche Centre for Medical Genomics, Building 86/805, F. Hoffmann-La Roche AG, Grenzacherstr. 124, 4070 Basel, Switzerland

  2. 3

    Roche Centre for Medical Genomics, Building 86/804, F. Hoffmann-La Roche AG, Grenzacherstr. 124, 4070 Basel, Switzerland

Author Information

  1. Washington University School of Medicine, Department of Pathology and Immunology, 660 South Euclid Ave., St Louis, MO 63110, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 10 APR 2006
  2. Published Print: 25 AUG 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527311088

Online ISBN: 9783527607020

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Keywords:

  • antigen presenting cells;
  • immune system;
  • antigen processing;
  • antigen presentation;
  • HEL processing;
  • peptide segments of HEL;
  • conformational isomers;
  • negative selection;
  • peripheral activation to HEL peptides;
  • HEL immunization

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • HEL Processing

  • Selection of Peptide Segments of HEL

  • HEL: Conformational Isomers

    • Biology of Type B T Cells

  • Negative Selection and Peripheral Activation to HEL Peptides

  • Response to HEL Immunization in the Draining Lymph Node