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The Role of CD8 T Cells in the Control of Infectious Disease and Malignancies

Immunology

Acquired Immunity

  1. Shiou-Chih Hsu (Stephen) PhD Postdoctoral Research Scientist

Published Online: 15 MAR 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470688618.taw0103

Topley and Wilson's Microbiology and Microbial Infections

Topley and Wilson's Microbiology and Microbial Infections

How to Cite

Hsu (Stephen), S.-C. 2010. The Role of CD8 T Cells in the Control of Infectious Disease and Malignancies. Topley and Wilson's Microbiology and Microbial Infections. .

Author Information

  1. Institute of Animal Health, Compton, Berkshire, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 MAR 2010

Abstract

  • 1
    Introduction
  • 2
    CD8 T Lymphocytes in the Control of Infectious Diseases
  • 3
    CD8 T Lymphocytes in the Control of Malignancies
  • 4
    The Protective Mechanisms Involving CD8 T Lymphocytes
  • 5
    The Development of Vaccines for the Induction of CD8 T-Cell Responses
  • 6
    The Induction of CD8 T-Cell Responses
  • 7
    The Major Histocompatibility Complexes and TCRs

Keywords:

  • CD8 T cell role in infectious disease and malignancy control;
  • CD8 T lymphocytes in infectious disease control;
  • CD8 T lymphocytes malignancy control;
  • protective mechanisms involving CD8 T lymphocytes;
  • vaccines for CD8 T-cell response induction;
  • induction of CD8 T-cell responses;
  • major histocompatibility complexes and TCRs;
  • binding affinity of peptides to MHC