cell-mediated immunity

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cell-mediated immunity

[¦sel ¦mē·dē‚ād·əd i′myü·nəd·ē]
(immunology)
Immune responses produced by the activities of T cells rather than by immunoglobulins.
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2002) found that cell-mediated immune response is affected by weather conditions in particular, and that PHA response is influenced by short-term fluctuations in energy balance.
Further, we provided evidence for a murine beryllium-specific, cell-mediated immune response following cutaneous application of BeO and BeS[O.
QIAGEN's QuantiFERON line of in-vitro diagnostics uses robust and clinically established interferon-gamma release assay (IGRA) technology for detection of cell-mediated immune responses from whole blood samples.
This phenomenon is often referred to as the Th1-Th2 shift of pregnancy and is thought to contribute to maternal tolerance of the fetus by suppressing the antifetal cell-mediated immune response.
ImmuKnow is a noninvasive biomarker of immune function that assesses cellular immune status by detecting cell-mediated immune response in populations undergoing immunosuppressive therapy for organ transplant.
These cells selectively promote cell-mediated immune responses that are disadvantageous to viral replication with selection for the pathogenesis of resistant profiles of minority subspecies.
HLA molecules are a critical part of the body's cell-mediated immune response and are activated in cases of autoimmunity (SN: 10/10/87, p.
The single chain variable fragment of the fusion attaches to the target, while the HSP 70 portion triggers a humoral and cell-mediated immune response that may be highly effective in treating solid tumor cancers.
The disease process is thought to involve lymphocyte-sensitization and cell-mediated immune response that ultimately results in alveolitis.
The Company applies its expertise in antigen identification, engineering and cell processing to produce active cellular immunotherapy product candidates designed to stimulate a cell-mediated immune response.