T lymphocyte


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T lymphocyte

[¦tē ′lim·fə‚sīt]
(immunology)
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Los M, Droge W, Stricker K, Baeuerle PA, Schulze-Osthoff K: Hydrogen peroxide as a potent activator of T lymphocyte functions.
Although the in vivo role of T lymphocytes in the proliferation and accumulation of neoplastic B cells in B-CLL is not known, data from in vitro studies clearly indicate that T cells and their products play an important role in regulating, by various mechanisms, the malignant B cells.
The development of T lymphocytes with increased ability to secrete and reutilize IL-2 was observed even at 3 days postexposure.
Functionally inert HIV-specific cytotoxic T lymphocytes do not play a major role in chronically infected adults and children.
Rotavirus-specific cytotoxic T lymphocytes passively protect against gastroenteritis in suckling mice.
Ho's group found that these survivors exhibited revved-up activity of white cells called CD8 T lymphocytes.
Yeo, PhD, assistant professor in the Department of Cellular and Molecular Medicine and Institute for Genomic Medicine, said that researchers have been trying for a very long time to understand when and how T lymphocytes give rise to effector and memory cells during an infection.
Association of depression, CD8+ T lymphocytes, and natural killer cell activity: Implications for morbidity and mortality in human immunodeficiency virus disease.
T Lymphocytes as a Biological Calibrator, Cytometry 33, 123-132 (1998).
For example, 25 people taking only the experimental drug had an average increase of nearly 18 CD4 T lymphocytes per month.
These white cells of the variety known as T lymphocytes, or simply T-cells, were removed earlier and treated so that they contain good copies of the ADA gene for making the crucial enzyme that the girl lacks.
It originates from lymphocytes, a type of white blood cells, which can be divided into two main types, B lymphocytes and T lymphocytes (also called B-cells or T-cells).