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immunological synapse

The interfaces between T-cells and antigen-presenting cells. Supramolecular organization of proteins takes place at these synapses involving various types of immune cells. Immunological synapses can have several functions including lymphocyte activation; enhancing, balancing, or terminating signaling; or directing cytokine secretion.
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