On December 12, 2023, STEMCELL Technologies' Dr. Catherine Ewen described, in detail, how to set up DC (dendritic cell) and CD8ᐩ T cell co-culture experiments that generate antigen-specific CD8ᐩ T cells, and how to assess CD8ᐩ T cell proliferation, functionality, and killing activity. In this Q&A report, you can read her answers to questions asked by the audience. Answers have been edited for length and/or clarity.
Dr. Catherine Ewen from STEMCELL Technologies answers questions from a recent webinar where she describes how to set up DC and CD8⁺ T cell co-culture experiments and assess T cell proliferation and activity.
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