By John R. Baker, Ralph Muller, David Rollinson
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Accordingly, it has been proposed that phagocytosed Ags could reach the cytosol using SEC61, could be cleaved by the phagosome-associated proteasome and the resulting peptides could return to the phagosome lumen through the TAP complex to be bound by the few phagosome-associated class I molecules. , 2003). 2. -C. ANTOINE ET AL. MHC II Ag Presentation As for the generation of MHC I–peptide complexes, several pathways involved in the formation of MHC class II–peptide complexes have been described.
2004). 3. How Leishmania Evade the Killing Mechanisms? Leishmania have developed numerous strategies to avoid ROI and RNI or to neutralize/degrade these compounds. First, parasite binding and phagocytosis do not trigger significant production of ROI and do not induce the synthesis of RNI. Furthermore, once inside the MÈs, the parasites can at least partially inhibit the host cell activation by IFN- and co-stimulators, which leads to a lower production of OÀ 2 , H2O2 and NO (Maue¨l, 1996). Interestingly, inhibition of activation can be induced even if the parasites are killed after phagocytosis.
First, MÈs present in lymph nodes of L. , 1995). , 1999). The last step of MHC class II intracellular trafficking leading the MHC II– peptide complexes from the PVs to the plasma membrane could be slowed down (6). Finally, the distribution of MHC–peptide complexes displayed at the MÈ cell surface could be modified in infected MÈs. It has been shown that the concentration of MHC–peptide complexes in lipid rafts of the cell surface allows more efficient presentation of Ags to T cells especially when the number of these complexes is limiting.
Advances in Parasitology, Vol. 58 by John R. Baker, Ralph Muller, David Rollinson