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Title Immunological synapse / Takashi Saito, Facundo D. Batista, editors
Published Heidelberg ; New York : Springer, ©2010


Description 1 online resource (xv, 255 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Series Current topics in microbiology and immunology, 0070-217X ; v. 340
Current topics in microbiology and immunology ; 340.
Contents Insights into function of the immunological synapse from studies with supported planar bilayers / M.L. Dustin -- Immunological synapses within context: patterns of cell-cell communication and their application in T-T interactions / J. Doh and M.F. Krummel -- Molecular and cellular dynamics at the early stages of antigen encounter: the B-cell immunological synapse / Y.R. Carrasco -- Inhibitory and regulatory immune synapses / P. Eissmann and D.M. Davis -- The immunological synapse, TCR microclusters, and T cell activation / T. Yokosuka and T. Saito -- Signaling amplification at the immunological synapse / A. Viola, R.L. Contento and B. Molon -- Multiple microclusters: diverse compartments within the immune synapse / S.C. Bunnell -- A conformation-induced oligomerization model for B cell receptor microclustering and signaling / P. Tolar and S.K. Pierce -- Co-receptors and recognition of self at the immunological synapse / N.R. Gascoigne [and others] -- Vesicle traffic to the immunological synapse: a multifunctional process targeted by lymphotropic viruses / A. Alcover and M.I. Thoulouze -- Plasticity of immunological synapses / S. Valitutti and L. Dupre -- APC, T cells, and the immune synapse / P. Reichardt, B. Dornbach and M. Gunzer
Summary Unknown details regarding the quantitative and qualitative aspects of the intercellular communication and viral transmission processes are examined in this complex review. Diverse topics are discussed which remain part of an intense debate
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Immune response -- Molecular aspects.
T cells.
Immunological Synapses -- metabolism
T-Lymphocytes -- metabolism
MEDICAL -- Immunology.
Sciences de la vie.
Immune response -- Molecular aspects
T cells
Form Electronic book
Author Saito, Takashi, Ph. D.
Batista, Facundo
ISBN 9783642038587