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Immunological Synapses

"Immunological Synapses" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

The interfaces between T-CELLS and ANTIGEN-PRESENTING CELLS. Supramolecular organization of proteins takes place at these synapses involving various types of immune cells. Immunological synapses can have several functions including LYMPHOCYTE ACTIVATION; enhancing, balancing, or terminating signaling; or directing cytokine secretion.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Immunological Synapses" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Immunological Synapses" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 39 publications over 12 distinct years, with a maximum of 6 publications in 2009
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Funded by the NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences through its Clinical and Translational Science Awards Program, grant number UL1TR002541.