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Malaria Immunity: The Education of an Unnatural Response.

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In this issue of Cell Host & Microbe, Kurup et al. report that infection of the liver by Plasmodium parasites promotes the recruitment of dendritic cells that acquire and present parasite antigen from infected hepatocytes. These cells then prime parasite-specific CD8 T cells in liver-draining lymph nodes.

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Name: Cell host & microbe
ISSN: 1934-6069
Pages: 479-481

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