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lymphocyte:

see bloodblood,
fluid pumped by the heart that circulates throughout the body via the arteries, veins, and capillaries (see circulatory system; heart). An adult male of average size normally has about 6 quarts (5.6 liters) of blood.
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; immunityimmunity,
ability of an organism to resist disease by identifying and destroying foreign substances or organisms. Although all animals have some immune capabilities, little is known about nonmammalian immunity.
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lymphocyte

[′lim·fə‚sīt]
(histology)
An agranular leukocyte formed primarily in lymphoid tissue; occurs as the principal cell type of lymph and composes 20-30% of the blood leukocytes.

lymphocyte

a type of white blood cell formed in lymphoid tissue
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Glick at the University of Michigan, is to develop orally available small molecules that exploit bioenergetic abnormalities in pathologically activated lymphocytes and result in the selective silencing of these cells.
Lastly hepatoslenomegaly, increased bilirubin and liver enzyme along with neurological symptoms are the consequence of organ damage due to infiltration by activated lymphocytes and histiocytes.
MDX-1106/ONO-4538 is a novel fully human antibody designed to target and inhibit the function of PD-1 (programmed cell death 1), a receptor expressed on the surface of activated lymphocytes (T-cells).
Selective binding with S1PR1 is believed to inhibit a specific sub set of activated lymphocytes from migrating to sites of inflammation.
AUBAGIO is an immunomodulator with anti-inflammatory properties and although the exact mechanism of action is not fully understood, it may involve a reduction in the number of activated lymphocytes in the central nervous system (CNS).
Presence of atypical lymphocytes with activated lymphocytes and even plasma cells along with thrombocytopenia is reported consistently along with other laboratory findings.
Finding Mollaret-like cells admixed with activated lymphocytes may be a useful, readily-available test that provides supportive evidence of viral encephalitis in the appropriate clinical setting, until more definitive tests are available.
CD70 is an ideal target for antibody-based therapy because it is expressed on activated lymphocytes and dendritic cells, but is absent on those cells when in a resting state," said Jonathan Drachman, Vice President, Early Clinical Development at Seattle Genetics.
Selective binding with S1PR1 receptors is believed to inhibit a specific sub set of activated lymphocytes from migrating to sites of inflammation.
AUBAGIO (Teriflunomide) is an immunomodulator with anti-inflammatory properties and may involve a reduction in the number of activated lymphocytes in the central nervous system (CNS).

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