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The priming of naive T cells requires antigen presentation by activated dendritic cells, yet the optimal generation of effector and memory CD8+ T cells requires subsequent T cell–T cell interactions during the critical differentiation period.

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  1. David A. Blair and Michael L. Dustin are with the Skirball Institute of Biomolecular Medicine, NYU School of Medicine, New York, New York, USA.

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