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Identifying strategies for immune intervention

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Science  14 May 1993:
Vol. 260, Issue 5110, pp. 937-944
DOI: 10.1126/science.8493532

Abstract

In recent years the molecular basis of antigen recognition by T cells has been unraveled and the various pathways that control T cell activation and functional specialization have been defined. Consequently, it is now possible to delineate various strategies for intervention with the immune system to design protective vaccines, to induce an effective response to tumor antigens, and to control graft rejection and autoimmune diseases.