Shaping Naive and Memory Cd8+ T Cell Responses in Pathogen Infections Through Antigen Presentation

  • Gabrielle T. Belz
  • Nicholas S. Wilson
  • Fiona Kupresanin
  • Adele M. Mount
  • Christopher M. Smith
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 590)


The phenotypic and functional studies carried out during recent years have highlighted the enormous heterogeneity among dendritic cells. These specialized cells possess a variety of features that make them highly efficient agents for the detection of pathogens and induction of immune responses. Unraveling how the phenotypic, molecular, and functional signatures of dendritic cells regulate the decision-making process during an immune response has been the focus of intense research in recent years. The advances in our understanding have implications for the development of vaccine strategies that are targeted to individual subpopulations of dendritic cells.


Dendritic Cell Dendritic Cell Subset Secondary Lymphoid Tissue Dendritic Cell Population Migratory Dendritic Cell 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Gabrielle T. Belz
    • 1
  • Nicholas S. Wilson
    • 2
  • Fiona Kupresanin
    • 1
  • Adele M. Mount
    • 1
  • Christopher M. Smith
    • 3
  1. 1.Division of ImmunologyThe Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical ResearchMelbourneAustralia
  2. 2.CSL LimitedMelbourneAustralia
  3. 3.Department of PathologyUniversity of CambridgeCambridgeUK

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