Chapter 17. Antigen Processing and Presentation: CD1d and NKT cells

  1. PD. Dr. Manfred B. Lutz1,
  2. Prof. Dr. Nikolaus Romani2 and
  3. Prof. Dr. Alexander Steinkasserer1
  1. Serani L. H. Van Dommelen,
  2. Dale I. Godfrey and
  3. Mark J. Smyth

Published Online: 26 MAR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9783527619696.ch17

Handbook of Dendritic Cells: Biology, Diseases, and Therapies

Handbook of Dendritic Cells: Biology, Diseases, and Therapies

How to Cite

Van Dommelen, S. L. H., Godfrey, D. I. and Smyth, M. J. (2006) Antigen Processing and Presentation: CD1d and NKT cells, in Handbook of Dendritic Cells: Biology, Diseases, and Therapies (eds M. B. Lutz, N. Romani and A. Steinkasserer), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527619696.ch17

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Department of Dermatology, University Hospital of Erlangen, Hartmannstr. 14, 91052 Erlangen, Germany

  2. 2

    Department of Dermatology, Innsbruck Medical University, Anichstrasse 35, 6020 Innsbruck, Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 MAR 2008
  2. Published Print: 6 FEB 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527311095

Online ISBN: 9783527619696

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Keywords:

  • antigen processing;
  • glycolipid recognition;
  • phytohemagglutinin;
  • NKT cells;
  • tissue location

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • CD1d and Antigen Presentation

  • CD1d-restricted NKT Cells

  • Nature of the Antigens Presented by CD1d-expressing APC to NKT Cells

  • Effector Functions of NKT Cells

  • Role of CD1d-restricted NKT Cells in Disease Models

  • Conclusions