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Superantigens

Looks at what superantigens are and why they are produced by some pathogens. Includes examples.

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Some pathogens such as Staphlococcus aerues and S. pyrogenes, produce superantigens that bind to T cell receptors and MHC classII irrespective of ...

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The solution describes how some pathogens produce superantigens, which can interfer with the function of the immune system.

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