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.
Publication: Guoliang Cui, et al., “IL-7-Induced Glycerol Transport and TAG Synthesis Promotes Memory CD8+ T Cell Longevity,” Cell, 2015; doi:10.1016/j.cell.2015.03.021