Accession Number:

ADA533992

Title:

Dendritic Cells, New Tools for Vaccination

Descriptive Note:

Journal article

Corporate Author:

UNIFORMED SERVICES UNIV OF THE HEALTH SCIENCES BETHESDA MD

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2003-01-01

Pagination or Media Count:

10.0

Abstract:

Our rapidly expanding knowledge of the biology of the dendritic cell DC, a major antigen-presenting cell connecting innate and adaptive immunity, suggests new possibilities for the development of vaccines and therapeutic strategies against pathogens, through the manipulation of their function in vivo, or the injection of the DC itself, once properly instructed ex vivo.

Subject Categories:

  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Medicine and Medical Research

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE