Advances in basic and clinical immunology in 2006.
Chinen J, Shearer WT.
J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2007 Jun 23
The article reviews the progress in clinical immunology in 2006 by focusing on:
- role of Toll-like receptors in the immune response and strategies to enhance the immunogenicity of vaccines
- recognition of allergens with lipid-derived motifs by CD1d-restricted T cells and role of dendritic cells in development of an allergic response
- use of TNF-alpha antagonists and IFN-alpha
- new anti-HIV drugs which block cell entry