Immunological memory

Curr Opin Immunol. 1997 Jun;9(3):371-9. doi: 10.1016/s0952-7915(97)80084-2.


Most of the antigen-specific T and B cells participating in the primary immune response are rapidly eliminated, but some of the cells survive and become long-lived memory cells. There have been a number of recent developments on the features and functions of memory cells.

Publication types

  • Research Support, U.S. Gov't, P.H.S.
  • Review

MeSH terms

  • B-Lymphocytes / immunology*
  • Immunologic Memory*
  • T-Lymphocytes / immunology*