Forewarned Is Forearmed
Nicole La Gruta, Stephen J Turner
Immunity | CELL PRESS | Published : 2010
Memory killer T cells contribute to control of secondary viral infection by exhibiting rapid effector function upon reinfection. In this issue of Immunity, Kohlmeier et al. (2010) demonstrate that type I interferon is key for rapid upregulation of effector function within circulating memory T cells, ensuring efficient control of infection.