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T cell

[′tē ‚sel]
(immunology)
One of a heterogeneous population of thymus-derived lymphocytes which participates in the immune responses. Also known as T lymphocyte.
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WAR IN THE BLOOD Sun 9pm BBC2 Having exhausted all other treatments for his leukaemia, Graham Threader agreed to join the first human trial of CAR T-cell therapy - hailed as a major breakthrough in cancer treatment.
female genital tissue) where the infection might start, so that the immune system can generate these CD8 T-cells, travel back to the vaccination site and eliminate any future virus that is encountered.
The manufacturing process of Cellectis' allogeneic CAR T-cell product line, Universal CARTs or UCARTs, yields frozen, off-the-shelf, non-alloreactive engineered CAR T-cells.
Albring et al .[7] demonstrated that Tregs maintain low levels of BTLA after activation compared with CD4+ T-cells and that anti-BTLA treatment increases the number and frequency of Tregs after allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplantation.
He then created an antibody (a protein) that could bind with the CTLA-4 so that it no longer inhibited the T-Cell's function.
The T-cells, with the switch off, were introduced into the tumor phantom which was placed into the mice.
We define seven variables for the model as follows: susceptible [CD4.sup.+] T-cells (T), latentlyinfected [CD4.sup.+] T-cells (I) infected [CD4.sup.+] T-cells (I), HIV infectious virions (V), noninfectious HIV virions ([V.sub.n]), [CD8.sup.+] T-cells (Z), and the activated [CD8.sup.+] T-cells ([Z.sub.a]).
We next analyzed the differentiation of [CD4.sup.+]-[CD25.sup.+][Foxp3.sup.+] regulatory T-cells (Treg cells) under the influence of Rv3841-stimulated DCs.
[9] proposed and analyzed a five-dimensional model for HIV infection in vivo with the inclusion of the [CD8.sup.+] T-cells. As much as the study included the activation process in the in vivo model the argument that the [CD8.sup.+] T-cells kills the virus directly is clinically wrong.
First a vaccine helps the body find infected T-cells. This is then followed by a course of the drug Vorinostat that awakens the dormant T-cells, which then begin producing HIV proteins that act as a homing beacon to the immune system.
Still, the study includes the largest reported series of adult B-cell ALL patients treated with genetically engineered T-cells called CD19 CAR-T cells.
The work is at an early stage and so far just two of the special antigens, plus the T-cells that recognise them, have been identi-fied in two lung cancer patients.