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Immunological Memory

Immunology

Acquired Immunity

  1. Shane Crotty PhD Assistant Member1,
  2. Rafi Ahmed2

Published Online: 15 MAR 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470688618.taw0107

Topley and Wilson's Microbiology and Microbial Infections

Topley and Wilson's Microbiology and Microbial Infections

How to Cite

Crotty, S. and Ahmed, R. 2010. Immunological Memory. Topley and Wilson's Microbiology and Microbial Infections. .

Author Information

  1. 1

    La Jolla Institute for Allergy & Immunology (LIAI), Division of Vaccine Discovery, San Diego, CA, USA

  2. 2

    Emory University School of Medicine, Emory Vaccine Center; and Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Atlanta, GA, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 MAR 2010

Abstract

  • 1
    History of Vaccination
  • 2
    Protective Immunity
  • 3
    Memory T- and B-Cell Differentiation
  • 4
    Maintenance of Immunological Memory
  • 5
    Conclusion

Keywords:

  • immunological memory;
  • immune system and defence against microbial pathogens;
  • history of vaccination;
  • humoral versus cellular responses in protective immunity;
  • memory T- and B-cell differentiation;
  • memory B cell and plasma cell differences;
  • immunological memory maintenance;
  • factors controlling antigen-independent maintenance of memory B and T cells