A large TWiV panel remembers Ralph Steinman, and considers a new innate sensor of retroviral capsids.
Photograph of a dendritic cell (green) interacting with T cells (cyan) near a blood vessel by Gabriel Victora.
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Links for this episode:
- HG Khorana obituary
- DC discovery: four seminal papers (one, two, three, four)
- Ralph Steinman videos from Lasker Award
- TRIM5 is an innate immune retroviral sensor (Nature)
- TWiV on Facebook
- Letters read on TWiV 157
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