LA JOLLA, CA—Zika virus has a trick up its sleeve. Once inside the body, the virus likes to make a
Alessandro Sette, Dr. Biol. Sci., defines in chemical terms the specific structures (epitopes) that the immune system recognizes and uses this knowledge to measure and understand immune responses.
The immune system has the uncanny ability to identify and hold on to infected cells, forming so-called cell doublets, which