cell-mediated immunity

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cell-mediated immunity

[¦sel ¦mē·dē‚ād·əd i′myü·nəd·ē]
(immunology)
Immune responses produced by the activities of T cells rather than by immunoglobulins.
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The second component to the immune system is called cell-mediated immunity.
SEOUL -- Kolon Life Science, the biopharmaceutical arm of South Korea's Kolon group, secured a conditional contract to sell Invossa, the world's first cell-mediated gene therapy for degenerative arthritis, in Hainan, an island province of China.
(i) Recognition through CD16 (Fc[gamma]RIIIA) of Abs bound to the surface of target cells leading to their elimination by a mechanism referred to as antibody-dependent cell-mediated cytotoxicity (ADCC).
Our patient did not receive steroids or chemotherapy and had normal immunoglobulin levels, implying that the underlying defect was one in cell-mediated immunity.
After six weeks of baseline testing, which included metabolic measurements to determine their total daily energy expenditure, and blood collection to evaluate inflammation and cell-mediated immunity markers, 220 eligible individuals were randomized into two groups and further stratified by site, sex, and body mass index.
The authors concluded that their findings indicated that cell-mediated immunity is affected by the herpes zoster vaccine and enhanced by a stronger, or more recent, dose.
The Type 1 reaction (T1R) is a delayed hypersensitivity reaction associated with sudden alteration of cell-mediated immunity associated with a shift in the patient's position in the leprosy spectrum.
Non-imunoglobulin E (IgE)-mediated conditions include combined IgE and cell-mediated conditions such as atopic dermatitis (AD) and eosinophilic oesophagitis (EoE), and pure T-cell-mediated conditions such as food protein-induced enterocolitis syndrome (FPIES), allergic proctocolitis and enteropathy syndromes.
They include both humoral immunity components and cell-mediated immunity components.
Flow cytometric mast cell-mediated cytotoxicity assay: a new three-color flow cytometric approach using monoclonal antibody staining with annexin v/propidium iodide co-labeling to assess human mast cell-mediated cytotoxicity by fluorosphere-adjusted counts.
7 ( ANI ): Owing to genetic differences, people could vary in their ability to mount a cell-mediated immune response against the H7N9 influenza virus that emerged in February last year, a new study has suggested.
The MHC-class I molecules on self-cells inhibit the NK cell-mediated cytotoxicity.