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Unconventional T Cells

Immunology

Acquired Immunity

  1. Adrian Hayday BA MA PhD Kay Glendinning Professor, and Chair1,
  2. Carrie Steele BA MSc PhD2

Published Online: 15 MAR 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470688618.taw0104

Topley and Wilson's Microbiology and Microbial Infections

Topley and Wilson's Microbiology and Microbial Infections

How to Cite

Hayday, A. and Steele, C. 2010. Unconventional T Cells. Topley and Wilson's Microbiology and Microbial Infections. .

Author Information

  1. 1

    Guy's, King's, and St Thomas' Medical School, King's College London, Head of Division of Immunology, Infection and Inflammatory Diseases, The Peter Gorer Department of Immunobiology, London, UK

  2. 2

    Guy's, King's, and St Thomas' Medical School, King's College London, The Peter Gorer Department of Immunology, London, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 MAR 2010

Abstract

  • 1
    Defining Unconventional T Cells
  • 2
    Subtypes of Unconventional T Cells: γδ T Cells
  • 3
    Subtypes of Unconventional T Cells: αβ T Cells

Keywords:

  • unconventional T cells;
  • defining unconventional T cells;
  • ‘professional’ antigen-presenting cells (APC);
  • TCR gene cDNA (complementary DNA);
  • murine dendritic epidermal T cells (DETC)-prototypical nonconventional T cell;
  • systemic γδ cells;
  • surface-bound heat shock proteins (HSP);
  • subtypes of unconventional T cells-αβ T cells