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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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T-lymphocyte inflammation predominant in the eyes of animals that died of Lassa virus (LASV) infection >17 days postinfection in study of LASV targeting of anterior uvea and endothelium of cornea and conjunctiva in eye.
To investigate the effect of MFN2 on the immune function of T-lymphocytes, Jurkat cells were transfected with LV-MFN2 or MFN2-siRNA and were then stimulated with or without PMA (50 ng/ml)/ionomycin (1 [micro]mol/L) for various lengths of time (6, 12, 24, or 48 h).
In specific, expression was moderate for [CD4.sup.+] and [CD8.sup.+] T-lymphocytes, while high for [CD68.sup.+] macrophages and MAdCAM-1.
Based on the histological features of the enlarged lymph node, with nodular expanding dendritic networks and high endothelial venules, combined with infiltrating CD4-positive atypical small T-lymphocytes with TFH phenotype, scattered CD30-and CD20-positive RS-like B-cells, and clinical signs of systemic lymphadenopathy with chylothorax and chylous ascites, the patient was diagnosed with AITL.
Other successful interventions based on EBV viral load monitoring that have been described include the combined use of antivirals and immunosuppression reduction [43] and the infusion of autologous EBV-specific cytotoxic T-lymphocytes [44].
[sup][12] we therefore hypothesized that overexpression of microRNA-125a in T-lymphocytes following CPB leads to a significant reduction in RANTES production during cardiac surgery.
High serum ADA activity have been determined in patients with visceral leishmaniasis indicating the activation of T-lymphocytes (Khambu et al., 2007).
In a recent article published in Scientific Reports magazine, genetic scientists wrote that CRISPR/Cas9 technology is able to remove HIV virogenes from infected T-lymphocytes which the virus usually attacks.
Keytruda blocks the interaction between PD-1 and its ligands, PD-L1 and PD-L2, thereby activating T-lymphocytes, which may affect both tumor cells and healthy cells.
This method was used to isolate at least 95% of T-lymphocytes according to the data from Patel et al.
Their Majesties listened to a brief on various areas of research such as physiological and pathological development of human T-Lymphocytes (Cancer); T-lymphocytes are the cells of the immune system that coordinate the cellular immune response, and they are the cells affected in T-cell Lymphomas.