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Mechanisms of delivery and cell surface structures involved in antigen recognition by T cells

David I. Ma

Mechanisms of delivery and cell surface structures involved in antigen recognition by T cells

by David I. Ma

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Published .
Written in English


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Statementby David I. Ma.
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LC ClassificationsMicrofilm 85/279 (Q)
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Paginationix, 111 leaves
Number of Pages111
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Open LibraryOL2690465M
LC Control Number85891941

The function of the B-cell receptor is to recognize and bind antigen via the V regions exposed on the surface of the cell, thus transmitting a signal that activates the B cell, leading to clonal expansion and antibody production.   T cell antigen receptors act alone: Longstanding immunological mystery solved the surface of living T cells on a molecular level. "Even though the mechanisms underlying T cell recognition are.

Figure A dendritic cell phagocytoses a bacterial cell and brings it into a phagosome. Lysosomes fuse with the phagosome to create a phagolysosome, where antimicrobial chemicals and enzymes degrade the bacterial cell. Proteases process bacterial antigens, and the most antigenic epitopes are selected and presented on the cell’s surface in conjunction with MHC II molecules. Start studying Antigen Recognition by B-Cell and T-cell receptors. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. How do the differences between TCR and immunoglobulins reflect the special features of antigen recognition by T cells TCR. T cell receptors. Specificity of T-cell recognition involved BOTH.

The distribution of dendritic cells, macrophages, and B cells in a lymph node is shown in Fig. Dendritic cells are present mainly in the T-cell areas. These cells are named after their fingerlike processes, which form a network of branches among the T the time they arrive in the lymph nodes, dendritic cells have lost their ability to capture new by: 5. Because T cells deal with pathogens and antigens that infect or are taken into host cells, they use an antigen recognition system distinct from the one used by B cells: T cells interact with antigens expressed on the surface of host cells. However, like B cells, T cells express an antigen-specific receptor, the T-cell receptor (TCR).


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Mechanisms of delivery and cell surface structures involved in antigen recognition by T cells by David I. Ma Download PDF EPUB FB2

Antigen recognition by T cells. In contrast to the immunoglobulins, which interact with pathogens and their toxicproducts in the extracellular spaces of the body, T cellsonly recognize foreignantigens that are displayed on the surfaces of the body's own cells.

These antigenscan derive from pathogens such as viruses or intracellular bacteria, which replicatewithin cells, or from pathogens or their products that cells Cited by: 3.

These proteins are produced by B cells in a vast range of antigen specificities, each B cell producing immunoglobulin of a single specificity (see Sections to ). Membrane-bound immunoglobulin on the B-cell surface serves as the cell's receptor for antigen, and is known as the B-cell receptor (BCR).Cited by: remained for recognition by T cells.

In the case of B cells it was the role of surface Ig to bind and display antigen to T cells allowing antigen to form a 'bridge' between the carrier-specific T-cell receptor and the hapten-specific Ig- receptor on B cells Continued research by several groups has produced a.

In cognate recognition, B cell triggering results from a direct recognition of antigen and MHC determinants at the B cell surface. Alternatively, B cells can be triggered by transstimulation, in which the Th cell is activated by an antigen-presenting cell to produce soluble factors which in turn trigger the B by: A less common type is the gamma-delta receptor, which contains a different set of chains, one gamma and one delta.

A typical T cell may have as many as 20, receptor molecules on its membrane surface, all of either the alpha-beta or gamma-delta type. The basic structure of a typical T-cell antigen receptor. Encyclopædia Britannica, Inc. Structures of many of the cell surface receptor-ligand complexes mediating the interactions between T cells and target cells have been determined in the past ten years.

While snapshots of T cell receptors bound to their peptide-MHC ligands appear to have defined a general interaction or “docking” solution, many of the most fundamental structural questions in antigen recognition Cited by: Cell Surface Antigen and Molecular Targeting in the Treatment of Hematologic Malignancies ATHENA COUNTOURIOTIS,a THEODORE B.

MOORE,a KATHLEEN M. SAKAMOTOa,b,c aDepartment of Pediatrics, Mattel Children’s Hospital at UCLA, Gwynne-Hazen Cherry Memorial Laboratories, and the UCLA Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center, Los Angeles, California, USA;Cited by: The unique antigen binding receptor on T cells is called the T cell receptor (TCR).

It is expressed on all T cells and exists in either α/β or γ/δ forms. The α/β TCR is expressed on peripheral blood T cells. γ/δ expressing T cells are rare in peripheral blood but are found in abundance in mucosal tissue.

Meaning of Cell Surface Antigens: Cells are antigenic. This means that when cells of one species are injected into another species, the recipient will first identify the injected cells as being of foreign origin and start producing antibodies to interact specifically with the alien cells.

Therefore, the foreign cell that provokes antibody production in the recipient is called antigen. Antigen recognition by the T lymphocyte occurs by the engagement of the T-cell receptor, or TC R. As it is the TCR that gives the T-cells its specificity in terms of antigen interactions, expression of the TCR is critical for both the cellular and humoral aspects of the immune response.

In an adaptive immune response, antigen is recognized by two distinct sets of highly variable receptor molecules—the immunoglobulins that serve as antigen receptors on B cells and the antigen-specific receptors of T cells.

As we saw in Chapter 3, T cells recognize only antigens that are displayed on cell surfaces. These antigens may derive from pathogens that replicate within cells, such as Cited by:   The two classes of MHC molecule have a similar function involving the delivery of short peptides to the cell surface for recognition by CD8+ and CD4+ T-cells respectively.

by the B cell on its surface. Based on the observed link between the amount of antigen bound by a B cell to the amount of T cell speci c epitopes presented, we describe how T cell discrimination between di erent epitopes results in selection for B cells with higher a nity in this : Vinod Krishna, Kurtis E Bachman.

Unlike T cells that recognize digested peptides, B cells recognize their cognate antigen in its native form. The B cell receptor used in recognition can also be secreted to bind to antigens and initiate multiple effector functions such as phagocytosis, complement activation, or neutralization of receptors.

While B cells can interact with soluble antigens, it is now clear that the presentation Cited by: Therefore, auto-reactive T cells are not selected for destruction in the thymus and enter peripheral blood.

Under normal circumstances, autoantigens are protected from the immune system by anatomic barriers (e.g., testes), a lack of blood vessels, or cellular structures that force immunocompetent cells to undergo apoptosis (e.g., eyes).

Mechanisms of Cytotoxicity by NK Cells is the resulting book of a workshop focused on the studies that enhance understanding of the basic mechanisms involved in the function and regulation of NK cells.

The book presents the status of knowledge of the mechanisms responsible for the cytotoxic effects of NK cells and the regulation of their activity. genetic origin of APC determines T cell ability to recognize Ag Major Histocompatibilty Complex (MHC) highly polymorphic, high number of allele variants at each locus.

Antigen Recognition High Avidity Melanoma Antigen Tumor Cell Recognition Human Melanoma Antigen These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors.

This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm by: 7. The recognition of microorganisms by T cells is the central event in the adaptive immune response to infection.

Each T cell expresses a unique T-cell antigen receptor (TCR), which recognizes microorganism-derived peptides presented on cell-surface Cited by:   Interaction of T cell with antigen-bearing dendritic cells (DC) results in T cell activation, but whether this interaction has physiological consequences on DC function is largely unexplored.

Here Cited by:. Bevan M. Minor H antigens introduced on H-2 different stimulating cells cross-react at the cytotoxic T cell level during in vivo priming.

J Immunol ;– PubMed Google Scholar Author: Leisha A. Emens.T lymphocytes (or T cells) are thymus-derived and are key players in the adaptive cellular immunity.

They recognize antigen by means of their T-cell receptor (TCR), which consist of two chains.Antigen presentation is mediated by MHC class I molecules, and the class II molecules found on the surface of antigen-presenting cells (APCs) and certain other cells.

MHC class I and class II molecules are similar in function: they deliver short peptides to the cell surface allowing these peptides to be recognised by CD8+ (cytotoxic) and CD4.