When the Going Gets Tough, Memory T Cells Check Out

Ann Hill

Research output: Contribution to journalShort surveypeer-review


Memory CD8+ T cells proliferate faster than naive cells to rapidly control an infectious challenge, but West et al. (2011) in this issue of Immunity report that this superiority is lost in the face of a high dose or chronic viral challenge.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)158-160
Number of pages3
Issue number2
StatePublished - Aug 26 2011

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Immunology and Allergy
  • Immunology
  • Infectious Diseases


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