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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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As shown in [Figure 2], the immune response of T-lymphocytes in the MFN2-siRNA group was significantly attenuated, while that in the LV-MFN2 group was markedly elevated after PMA/ionomycin treatment.
After obtaining preliminary plasma RANTES concentrations, four time points (before induction, before CPB, at 2 and 4 h after beginning CPB) were selected to isolate T-lymphocytes from whole blood for analyzing intracellular microRNA-125a expression by quantitative real-time reverse transcription polymerase chain reaction (qRT-PCR).
As the disease be comes chronic, psoriasis lesions develop in the dermis, which consist of dendritic cells, T-lymphocytes and macrophages all secreting cytokines that perpetuate the inflammatory response.
2102) Adhesion force of T-lymphocytes in the pathogenesis of patients with light and severe bronchial and atopic asthma.
Likewise, white blood cell indices including monocytes, T-lymphocytes, b- lymphocytes, eosinophils and neutrophils were measured by using Automatic Blood Analyzer (Nihon Kohden, Japan) (AlHaj et al.
4) High activity of Adenosine deaminase is observed in T-lymphocytes.
In the clinical trial, the team are now investigating how drug cyclosporin could limit heart damage after a heart attack by suppressing the activation of T-lymphocytes, stopping them from travelling into the heart muscle and damaging it.
An unrestrained inflammatory response leads to an uninhibited accumulation of activated T-lymphocytes and activated histiocytes in several organs resulting in extremely high levels of cytokines e.
Blood samples were collected at enrollment and every 3 months, including liver panel (alanine aminotransferases [ALT], aspartate aminotransferases [AST], albumin), HIV VL and CD4 T-lymphocytes.
Immunoreactivity research at patients with a syndrome of VKH showed that at surveyed persons deficiency of T-lymphocytes was defined.
Like other human retroviruses, HTLV-1 causes a lifelong infection of T-lymphocytes, in particular [CD4.