By Frederick W. Alt
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Recently, DCs recognizing nucleic acids though TLR7 and TLR9 were shown to activate iNKT cells. , 2007). , 2007). In addition to creating an inflammatory cytokine milieu, detection of microbes by APCs causes the APC to mature and become more efficient at presenting self-lipids to iNKT cells. Recognition of bacterial products from Escherichia coli or S. typhimurium, or infection with M. , 2005). Furthermore, TLR-stimulated APCs modulate their lipid biosynthetic pathways, leading to substitution of weak CD1d-presented self-antigen for more potent endogenous agonists of iNKT cells.
1. Deployment of CD1d-restricted T cells While the localization and trafficking of dNKT cells has been difficult to assess owing to lack of selective markers, iNKT cells, which can be tracked using a-GalCer-loaded CD1d tetramers, exhibit distinctive tissue distribution and recruitment patterns. 1. 5% of lymphocytes in primary and secondary lymphoid organs and lymphoid tissues, as determined by a-GalCer-loaded CD1d tetramer staining. , 2005). iNKT cells are less abundant in humans, and their tissue distribution remains poorly characterized.
2006). , 2008). While these differences suggest that physiological lipid antigens may also skew iNKT cell responses, why structural variations affect the cytokines secreted is unclear. , 2004). , 2005), thus, preferential uptake of different lipids by different cells may also explain specific iNKT cell skewing. , 1999; Nagarajan and Kronenberg, 2007). , 2005). 5. ROLE OF CD1d-RESTRICTED NKT CELLS IN SPECIFIC MICROBIAL INFECTIONS A number of studies have assessed the roles of CD1d-restricted T cells in immunity to microbial infections.
Advances in Immunology, Vol. 102 by Frederick W. Alt