T lymphocyte


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T lymphocyte

[¦tē ′lim·fə‚sīt]
(immunology)
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The most important effectors of the cell-mediated immune response, cytotoxic T lymphocytes, are the main immune cells that recognize foreign antigens on the surface of infected "self" cells.
At 3 days postinfection, neither DEP exposure nor Listeria infection resulted in significant changes in T lymphocytes when compared with the air-exposed, noninfected control (data not shown).
It contributes to the development of T lymphocytes, guard cells that participate in immune system reactions.
Primary induction of human CD8+ cytotoxic T lymphocytes and interferon-gamma-producing T cells after smallpox vaccination.
Rotavirus-specific cytotoxic T lymphocytes appear at the intestinal mucosal surface after rotavirus infection.
To create these killer cells, the team from the RIKEN Research Centre for Allergy and Immunology first had to reprogram T lymphocytes specialized in killing a certain type of cancer, into iPS cells.
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.
The evaluation of the proportion of polymorphonuclear leukocytes, macrophages, T lymphocytes, and B lymphocytes, as well the relative proportion of neovascularization in skin tissue specimens, was determined by quantitative image analysis (22).