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CD4+ T Lymphocytes

Immunology

Acquired Immunity

  1. Allan M. Mowat BSc(Hons) MBChB PhD FRCPath,
  2. Paul Garside Phd Professor of Immunobiology

Published Online: 15 MAR 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470688618.taw0101

Topley and Wilson's Microbiology and Microbial Infections

Topley and Wilson's Microbiology and Microbial Infections

How to Cite

Mowat, A. M. and Garside, P. 2010. CD4+ T Lymphocytes. Topley and Wilson's Microbiology and Microbial Infections. .

Author Information

  1. University of Glasgow, Division of Immunology, Infection and Inflammation, Glasgow, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 MAR 2010

Abstract

  • 1
    Introduction
  • 2
    Nature and Role of CD4+ T Lymphocytes
  • 3
    Life History of CD4+ T Lymphocytes
  • 4
    Activation of CD4+ T Lymphocytes
  • 5
    Dendritic Cells and Priming of CD4+ T Lymphocytes
  • 6
    Other Types of Antigen-Presenting Cell
  • 7
    Superantigens
  • 8
    Accessory Molecules and CD4+ T-Cell Activation
  • 9
    Tolerance and Immunity as Alternative Outcomes of CD4+ T-Cell Encounter with Antigen
  • 10
    Differentiation and Functions of Th1 and Th2 Cells
  • 11
    What are the Sources of the Cytokines that Polarize Th1 and Th2 Responses in vivo?
  • 12
    Other Factors in Control of CD4+ T-Cell Differentiation
  • 13
    Phenotypic Markers of Th1 and Th2 Cells
  • 14
    B-Cell Helper Function of CD4+ T Cells–the Germinal Center Reaction

Keywords:

  • CD4+ T lymphocytes;
  • nature and role of CD4+ T lymphocytes;
  • superantigens;
  • accessory molecules and CD4+ T-cell activation;
  • tolerance and immunity-alternative outcomes of CD4+ T-cell encounter with antigen;
  • cytokine sources polarizing Th1 and Th2 responses in vivo;
  • phenotypic markers of Th1 and Th2 cells;
  • B-cell helper function of CD4+ T cells-germinal center reaction