Infected Cells Call Their Killers to the Scene of the Crime

Lalit K. Beura, David Masopust

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Abstract

Effector CD8+ Tcells scan tissues to locate and kill infected host cells. In this issue of Immunity, Hickman etal. (2015) show that the exploration is not random: infected monocytes attract their assassins by secreting chemokines, which accelerates clearance of epicutaneous vaccinia virus infection. Effector CD8+ Tcells scan tissues to locate and kill infected host cells. In this issue of Immunity, Hickman etal. show that the exploration is not random: infected monocytes attract their assassins by secreting chemokines, which accelerates clearance of epicutaneous vaccinia virus infection.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)399-401
Number of pages3
JournalImmunity
Volume42
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Mar 17 2015

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