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Why do superantigens cause cytokine storm? Duration: 09:08
Microbiology / Microbiology

Learning Objectives

In this session we will discuss the following topics:

1. Difference between a super antigen and non-super antigen.

2. T Cell binding and activation.

3. The interleukins released by the immune cells involved in the T cell activation.

4. How a super-antigen bypasses the usual antigen binding pattern and activate the immune system.

5. Cytokine storm as a result of the activation by a super-antigen.


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