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Antigen processing and presentation

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Published by Academic Press in San Diego .
Written in English


  • Antigen presenting cells.,
  • Major histocompatibility complex.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementedited by Robert E. Humphreys, Susan K. Pierce.
ContributionsHumphreys, Robert Edward., Pierce, Susan K.
LC ClassificationsQR185.8.A59 A587 1994
The Physical Object
Paginationxix, 326 p. :
Number of Pages326
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1092750M
ISBN 100123615550
LC Control Number94017101

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Antigen processing and presentation, as a field, explores a broad range of protein interactions and functions, both intracellular (in the cytoplasm and in the endoplasmic reticulum) and at the cell surface (between T cells and MHC molecules). To investigate such a diverse array, it is necessary that biochemical, cell biology, and immunological. Antigen processing and presentation comprise a series of events that are much more complex and sophisticated than had been thought for a long time, and constitute an essential part of the biology of the immune response to T-dependent protein antigens. The book is organized into seven parts. \/ Jonathan W. Yewdell [and others] -- Assembly and transport of class I MHC glycoproteins \/ Peter Cresswell [and others] -- Use of human B cell mutants to locate and study genes for antigen processing \/ Robert DeMars [and others] -- Multiple pathways of antigen processing for MHC class II-restricted presentation \/ Eric O. Long [and others.   Antigen Processing and Presentation: Medicine & Health Science Books @

Antigen Processing and Presentation See online here All foreign antigens are recognized by the cells via specific receptors called the major histocompatibility complex. These MHC molecules encompass a wide diversity in structure and actions. What follows is a review of the MHC.   Learn all about antigen processing & their presentation and get to know MHC molecules and their interactions with an antigen. Recognition of antigens, immunoglobulins, invasion of foreign organisms, types of MHC molecules, endogenous & exogenous pathway. Read more!   Intracellular peptides for MHC class I presentation are made by proteases and the proteasome in the cytosol, then transported into the endoplasmic reticulum via TAP (Transporter associated with Antigen Processing) to be further processed. They are then assembled together with MHC I molecules and travel to the cell surface ready for presentation/5. Antigen processing and presentation. is a way for a cell to give information about its activities. Why would a body cell that is not a phagocyte need to present antigens? Non-phagocytic body cells can become infected with a virus. How do phagocytes communicate to other cells what they have captured?

Antigen Processing and Presentation Patricia Fitzgerald-Bocarsly Ma Antigen Recognition: how does the adaptive immune system “see” antigen? • B cells: – Antibody on B cells or free antibody can recognize intact antigen (i.e. soluble antigens, and cell. Antigen processing and presentation by specialised Antigen Presenting Cells (APCs) initiate, polarise and foster specific immune responses by stimulating lymphocytes: CD8 T cells, which kill infected or tumoral cells, CD4 T cells, which are effectors through death induction and interleukin production, and provide help to humoral and cellular immune responses, and innate lymphocytes with broad microbial or . A Flow Cytometry-Based Approach to Unravel Viral Interference with the MHC Class I Antigen Processing and Presentation Pathway Patrique Praest, Hendrik de .   Antigen Processing & Presentation Foreign protein antigen are degraded into small antigenic peptides that form complexes with class I or class II MHC molecules. This conversion of proteins into MHC-associated peptide fragments is called antigen processing and presentation. Whether a particular antigen will be processed and presented together with class I MHC or class II .