Chapter 18. The Role of Dendritic Cells in T-cell Activation and Differentiation

  1. PD. Dr. Manfred B. Lutz1,
  2. Prof. Dr. Nikolaus Romani2 and
  3. Prof. Dr. Alexander Steinkasserer1
  1. Federica Sallusto and
  2. Antonio Lanzavecchia

Published Online: 26 MAR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9783527619696.ch18

Handbook of Dendritic Cells: Biology, Diseases, and Therapies

Handbook of Dendritic Cells: Biology, Diseases, and Therapies

How to Cite

Sallusto, F. and Lanzavecchia, A. (2006) The Role of Dendritic Cells in T-cell Activation and Differentiation, 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.ch18

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:

  • dendritic cells;
  • differentiation;
  • inhibitory signals;
  • memory T cells;
  • maturation

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Requirements for Activation of Naïve T Lymphocytes

  • Dendritic Cell Maturation

  • T-cell Priming by Dendritic Cells

  • Concluding Remarks