Unraveling the mechanisms by which heat shock proteins activate the immune system

D. Palliser

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A role for heat shock proteins in eliciting CD8 cytotoxic T-lymphocyte (CTL) responses in the absence of exogenous adjuvants has been documented for some time. Only recently, however, has the mechanism by which these molecules are able to elicit such responses begun to be elucidated.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)25-30
Number of pages6
JournalCurrent Opinion in Molecular Therapeutics
Issue number1
StatePublished - Mar 10 2001



  • CTL elicitation
  • Heat shock protein
  • Innate immunity
  • MHC I processing
  • Receptor

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Molecular Medicine
  • Molecular Biology
  • Genetics
  • Pharmacology
  • Drug Discovery
  • Genetics(clinical)

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