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Cellular Immunology and Immune Regulation: Cross-Talk between T Cells and NK Cells Generates Rapid Effector Responses to Plasmodium falciparum-Infected Erythrocytes

May 31, 2010 - 12:22 -- Kabogo Ndegwa
Author(s): 
Amir Horowitz, Kirsty C. Newman, J. Henry Evans, Daniel S. Korbel, Daniel M. Davis, and Eleanor M. Riley
Reference: 
J. Immunol., Jun 2010; 184: 6043 – 6052

Rapid cell-mediated immune responses, characterized by production of proinflammatory cytokines, such as IFN-{gamma}, can inhibit intraerythrocytic replication of malaria parasites and thereby prevent onset of clinical malaria.

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