Rejuvenating exhausted T cells during chronic viral infection

Taku Okazaki, Tasuku Honjo
Cell 2006 February 10, 124 (3): 459-61
In a recent paper in Nature, show that the immunoreceptor PD-1 is upregulated by "exhausted" T cells during the chronic phase of viral infection in mice. Remarkably, blocking the interaction between PD-1 and its ligand, PD-L1, reactivates these T cells and reduces viral load.

Full Text Links

Find Full Text Links for this Article


You are not logged in. Sign Up or Log In to join the discussion.

Related Papers

Remove bar
Read by QxMD icon Read

Save your favorite articles in one place with a free QxMD account.


Search Tips

Use Boolean operators: AND/OR

diabetic AND foot
diabetes OR diabetic

Exclude a word using the 'minus' sign

Virchow -triad

Use Parentheses

water AND (cup OR glass)

Add an asterisk (*) at end of a word to include word stems

Neuro* will search for Neurology, Neuroscientist, Neurological, and so on

Use quotes to search for an exact phrase

"primary prevention of cancer"
(heart or cardiac or cardio*) AND arrest -"American Heart Association"