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Curr Biol. 2002 Mar 5;12(5):R174-6.

T memory cells: quality not quantity.

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Department of Immunology, IMM4, The Scripps Research Institute, 10550 N. Torrey Pines Road, La Jolla, California 92037, USA. jsprent@scripps.edu

Abstract

Immunological memory to pathogens is associated with clonal expansion and heightened responsiveness of antigen-specific T cells. Recent work emphasizes that, for efficient protective immunity, qualitative changes in T memory cells are vitally important.

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11882307
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