Ann Transplant 2001; 6(4): 5-8
Recognition of mismatched (foreign) alloantigens on the graft by the recipients T cells initiates allograft rejection. This process is mediated by two mayor mechanisms--direct and indirect allorecognition. Both process are being discussed.
Keywords: Graft Rejection, HLA Antigens - immunology, Humans, Organ Transplantation, T-Lymphocytes - immunology, Transplantation Immunology