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Image title:
T cell and dendritic cell 
Image explanation:
This microscopic image of fixed cells shows how a dendritic cell (right) presents the messenger substance interleukin 6 (IL-6) to a T cell. The nuclei of the T and dendritic cell are colored green, the cell body of the dendritic cell is shown in grey. The white dots correspond to IL-6-IL-6 Ralpha complex. The image was taken for the magazine Faszination Forschung (Januar 2017) and used for TUM press release "Multiple sclerosis: Newly discovered signal mechanism causes T cells to turn pathogenic...    »
 
Keywords:
t cell; multiple sclerosis; neurology 
Faculty:
Medicine 
Event date / year:
16.11.2016 
Document type:
Image 
Source:
TUM Fotostelle