Although NK cells are considered part of the innate immune system, a series of evidences has demonstrated that they possess characteristics typical of the adaptive immune system. These NK adaptive features, in particular their memory-like functions, are discussed from an ontogenetic and evolutionary point of view.

The Memories of NK Cells: Innate-Adaptive Immune Intrinsic Crosstalk

GABRIELLI, SARA;ORTOLANI, CLAUDIO;LUCHETTI, FRANCESCA;CANONICO, BARBARA;BUCCELLA, FLAVIA;PAPA, STEFANO;ZAMAI, LORIS
2016

Abstract

Although NK cells are considered part of the innate immune system, a series of evidences has demonstrated that they possess characteristics typical of the adaptive immune system. These NK adaptive features, in particular their memory-like functions, are discussed from an ontogenetic and evolutionary point of view.
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