Chapter 24. Dendritic Cells and Natural Killer Cells

  1. PD. Dr. Manfred B. Lutz1,
  2. Prof. Dr. Nikolaus Romani2 and
  3. Prof. Dr. Alexander Steinkasserer1
  1. Magali Terme and
  2. Laurence Zitvogel

Published Online: 26 MAR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9783527619696.ch24

Handbook of Dendritic Cells: Biology, Diseases, and Therapies

Handbook of Dendritic Cells: Biology, Diseases, and Therapies

How to Cite

Terme, M. and Zitvogel, L. (2006) Dendritic Cells and Natural Killer 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.ch24

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:

  • NK cells;
  • tumor cells;
  • activation;
  • DC subsets;
  • mechanisms

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction on NK Cells

  • Activation of NK Cells by DC

  • Reciprocal Interaction of DC and NK Cells

  • Where do DC Meet NK Cells?

  • DC/NK Cross-talk and T Lymphocytes

  • The DC/NK-cell Cross-talk in Physiopathology

  • Concluding Remarks