CD8 T-cell memory: The other half of the story

David Masopust, Leo Lefrançois

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Historically, most immune response studies have been limited to analyses of lymphoid tissue. However, peripheral sites of infection are likely to represent important sites of cell-mediated immune surveillance and effector function. Recent debates have centered on the persistence, trafficking patterns, effector activity, and protective role of non-lymphoid memory T cells.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)221-226
Number of pages6
JournalMicrobes and Infection
Issue number3
StatePublished - Mar 1 2003

Bibliographical note

Funding Information:
This work was supported by USPHS grants DK45260 and AI41576. DM was supported by USPHS Training Grant T32-AI07080.


  • Infection
  • Memory
  • Migration
  • Non-lymphoid
  • T cell


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