A central role for heat shock proteins in host deficiency

  • Pramod K. Srivastava
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 495)


We have suggested previously that heat shock proteins play a central role in host defense. Specifically, we posit that the release of HSPs from cells is the primary event for initiation of the innate and adaptive immunological cascades.


Heat Shock Protein Transporter Associate With Antigen Processing Lymphocytic Choriomeningitis Tumor Antigen Peptide Stress Protein HSP70 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Pramod K. Srivastava
    • 1
  1. 1.University of Connecticut School of MedicineUSA

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