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Vaccines Against Virally Induced Cancers

Vaccines Against Virally Induced Cancers

Derek J. Chadwick (Editor), Joan Marsh (Editor)

ISBN: 978-0-470-51468-9

Apr 2008

292 pages

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An interdisciplinary and multinational group of specialists present contributions describing the current status of vaccines against virally induced tumors and discuss the means by which they can be improved.
Partial table of contents:

Sterile Immunity.

Human T Cell Lymphotropic Virus: Necessity for and Feasibility of a Vaccine.

Hepatitis B Virus Infection, the Immune Response and Hepatocellular Carcinoma.

Assembly and Transport of Class I MHC-Peptide Complexes.

Propagation of Mouse and Human T Cells with Defined Antigen Specificity and Function.

Bone Marrow-Derived Cells Present MHC Class I-Restricted Tumour Antigens in Priming of Antitumour Immune Responses.

Evasion of Host Immune Responses by Tumours and Viruses.