T cell activation by Staphylococcal enterotoxin B

Cornelius Fritsch c.fritsch at dkfz.de
Tue Apr 6 08:21:29 EST 2004


SEB is a superantigen, which means it can activate T cells in an
MHC-independent manner. I think this is mediated via binding to constant
regions of the T cell receptor.

Cheers,

Cornelius





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