Inflation vs exhaustion of antiviral CD8+ t-cell populations in persistent infections: two sides of the same coin?
Persistent virus infection can drive CD8+ T-cell responses which are markedly divergent in terms of frequency, phenotype, function, and distribution. On the one hand viruses such as Lymphocytic Choriomeningitis Virus (LCMV) Clone 13 can drive T-cell "exhaustion", associated with upregulation of checkpoint molecules, loss of effector functions, and diminished control of viral replication. On the other, low-level persistence of viruses such as Cytomegalovirus and Adenoviral vaccines can drive m...Expand abstract
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