Help on Natural Killer Cells

Tom C cigolott at nbnet.nb.ca
Thu Sep 21 03:41:32 EST 1995


In message <43k3dv$mbr at netnews.upenn.edu> - David Peritt <Peritt_d at a1.mscf.upen
n.edu> writes:
:
:In article <43hvho$70j at cocoa.brown.edu> Gary C. Pien, Gary_Pien at brown.edu
:writes:
:>specific T cell receptor (TCR) 
:
:  
:>Thus, the target specificity of NK cells is greater than that for CTLs. 
:
:Why is target specificity greater in NK over CTL's?  So how do NK cells
:know self from foreign?  The negative signaling of the class I like
:recognition structures is an interesting begginning.


You(s) might wanna check out (both reprinted)

Immunity in Infectious Disease
Ely Metchnikov

Comparative Pathology of Imflamation
Ely Metchnikov


He looked at all these factors and may have some insite

regards
tom c.




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