cell memory

cell memory

the ability of certain T and B LYMPHOCYTES to store information about a foreign antigen, once exposed to that antigen, and to react rapidly to subsequent attack by the same antigen.
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Our study is important because it shows that sex change involves profound changes in these chemical marks, for example at the aromatase gene, thus reprogramming cell memory in the gonad towards a male fate," he said.
We believe that current checkpoint inhibitors alone are insufficient to achieve long-term remission and only by inducing both the innate and adaptive immune system, and by orchestrating the treatment in a temporal-spatial sequence, will we induce T cell memory and long-term durable response.
Among the topics are whether memory CD4 T cells keep their cell-type programming: plasticity versus fate commitment, whether it is possible to develop a "universal" influenza virus vaccine, whether systems biology will deliver its promise and contribute to the development of new or improved vaccines, what the most powerful immunogen design vaccine strategies are, and whether there is natural killer cell memory and whether vaccination can harness it.
The recent advancements in our understanding of inflammatory triggers, imprinting of the innate immune responses, and the role of T cell memory in regulating inflammation are discussed in this review paper.
CD4 T cell memory and antibody responses directed against the pneumococcal histidine triad proteins PhtD and PhtE following nasopharyngeal colonization and immunization and their role in protection against pneumococcal colonization in mice.
Don't underestimate your body's cell memory. The body's cells have a memory of the amount of fat retention they are allowed to have.
Further, they contribute to cancer cell memory by binding to the genome as molecular bookmarks.
A specific role for B cells in the generation of CD8 T cell memory by recombinant Listeria monocytogenes.
The main responsive cellular type to the dormancy antigens in terms of IFN-[gamma] production, is the [CD4.sup.+] [CD45RO.sup.+] T cells, which belongs to the T cell memory subtype.
These findings show that Oct1 and OCA-B are involved in memory T cell function and are necessary for the helper cell memory response.