Antigen-presenting cells, a class of cells essential to the immune system

Antigen-presenting cells (APCs) Antigen-presenting cells are a class of immune cells that capture antigens, process the antigens and display fragments of the antigen for recognition by T-lymphocytes. Classical antigen-presenting cells are dendritic cells, macrophages, and B-cells. Aside from the classical antigen-presenting cells listed above, a good number of cells of the immune system (e.g. monocytes) […]

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