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Contact: Shohreh Issazadeh-Narvikas
University of Copenhagen

Vaccination of the Immune System

Caption: When used in biological disease models, a kp7 vaccine prevents chronicity of inflammation in models of allergic asthma (AA), delayed-type hypersensitivity (DHT), multiple sclerosis (MS) and rheumatoid arthritis (RA). An antigen presenting cell (APC) takes up the kp7 molecules and present them to natural killer T-cells (NKT cells), which are activated to prevent chronic inflammation.

Credit: Shohreh Issazadeh-Narvikas/Steven Tresker

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