This short video details why memory T cells are critical for long-term immunity.
Yale associate professor of immunology Susan Kaech describes new mechanisms that underlie long-term immunity, which is essential for human health and vaccines. Her research was published May 7 in the journal Cell. Video produced by Kindealabs.
Reference: “IL-7-Induced Glycerol Transport and TAG Synthesis Promotes Memory CD8+ T Cell Longevity” by Guoliang Cui, Matthew M. Staron, Simon M. Gray, Ping-Chih Ho, Robert A. Amezquita, Jingxia Wu and Susan M. Kaech, 7 May 2015, Cell.