Fixing an irrelevant TCR alpha chain reveals the importance of TCR beta diversity for optimal TCR alpha beta pairing and function of virus-specific CD8( ) T cells
Sophie A Valkenburg, E Bridie Day, Natasha G Swan, Hayley A Croom, Francis R Carbone, Peter C Doherty, Stephen J Turner, Katherine Kedzierska
European Journal of Immunology | WILEY | Published : 2010
Awarded by Australian National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)
Awarded by NIH
The authors thank Dina Stockwell for technical assistance, Ken Field for FACS sorting and Serrin Rowarth for providing the A7 mice. This work was supported by Australian National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Project Grants to KK (AI454312) and PCD (AI454595), an NHMRC Program Grant # 567122 (to PCD and SJT), and NIH grant AI170251. K. K. is an NHMRC RD Wright Fellow and S. J. T. is a Pfizer Senior Research Fellow. S. A. V. is a recipient of the Australian Postgraduate Award and E. B. D. of the NHMRC Postgraduate Biomedical Scholarship.