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Additional changes in the expression of chemokines and adhesion molecules facilitates the migration of DCs to regional draining lymph nodes, where they are uniquely licensed to initiate the adaptive immune response by activating naïve T cells. In the draining lymph node, naïve T cells engage with mature DCs via the TCR:peptide-MHC (TCR:pMHC) interaction. These weak interactions likely help to maintain the peripheral T cell pool by providing subtle activation signals that promote survival, but remain below the threshold required for frank T cell activation and clonal expansion.
General Principles of Tumor Immunotherapy: Basic and Clinical Applications of Tumor Immunology by Alan N. Houghton (auth.), Howard L. Kaufman, Jedd D. Wolchok (eds.)