Doherty Institute - Theses
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Using dendritic cell receptors to enhance immunity
Dendritic cells (DCs) are the most potent initiators of immune responses, being highly specialised for the uptake and presentation of antigens (Ag) to activate T cells. Their priming potential can be harnessed to generate ...
Role of mucosal-associated invariant T (MAIT) cells in Helicobacter pylori infection
Helicobacter pylori infects the human stomach of approximately half the world’s population and is aetiologically associated with a range of pathologies including gastritis, duodenal ulcers and gastric cancer. The development ...
Hijacking to use and abuse: the role of host factors during West Nile and Dengue virus replication and membrane mophogenesis
Flaviviruses such as West Nile virus and Dengue virus are enveloped, +ssRNA virus from the Flaviviridae family causing infection in North America, Oceania, Africa, Europe, the Middle East and West and central Asia. Due to ...