TITLE

MEDIATORS OF CELLULAR IMMUNITY, THEIR NATURE AND ASSAY

AUTHOR(S)
Rocklin, Ross E.
PUB. DATE
September 1976
SOURCE
Journal of Investigative Dermatology;Sep76, Vol. 67 Issue 3, p372
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
There is ample evidence from adoptive transfer experiments that the actual number of antigen reactive cells present at the site of a delayed hypersensitivity skin reaction is very small. A number of in vitro models have been developed which permit isolation of cells potentially involved in the cell-mediated immune reaction and study of their function and interactions. By virtue of their biologic effects, one can see how they may play a role in vivo in the expression of CMI reactions in the skin, in resistance to infection by intracellular facultative organisms, and inflammation.
ACCESSION #
12514710

 

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