antigen presentation


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antigen presentation

[¦an·tə·jən ‚prē·zən′tā·shən]
(immunology)
The process whereby a cell expresses antigen on its surface in a form that can be recognized by a T lymphocyte.
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Planned research will determine the specificity of systemic and tissue-specific antibodies produced after allergen challenge, as well as the capacity for pro-allergy cytokine production and antigen presentation by B cells.
Key words: alloreactive CTLs, antigen presentation, cell-mediated immunity, cytotoxic T lymphocyte, propanil.
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Mediastinal lymph nodes, the draining lymph nodes of the lungs, are considered the site where antigen presentation to T cells initially occurs before clonal expansion.