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For infection-fighting cells, a guideline for expanding the troops


March 11, 2019

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A new study from Princeton University researchers uses mathematical modeling to explain how T cells, part of the body's key defenses against pathogens, expand to fight a new infection. The team found that the amount of T-cell expansion is related to the quantity of infectious material, or antigen, as well as the stickiness with which the T cell binds the antigen. Full Story

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