Complement in innate and adaptive immune responses


The session on “Complement in innate and adaptive immune responses” will deal with three different topics:

  1. The role of C3 fragments and C3-fragement receptors in B cell responses

    Reading: Dempsey et al. Science, 1996, 271:348

  2. The role of CD46 in T-regulatory cell development

    Reading: Kemper et al. Nature. 2003 421:388

  3. The role of the anapylatoxins C3a and C5a in Th cell differentiation
  4. Reading: Hawlisch et al. Immunity 2005 22:415

  5. For review providing an introduction into the three topics

Please read: Köhl Immunol. Res. 2006 34:157