T cell

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To create these killer cells, the team from the RIKEN Research Centre for Allergy and Immunology first had to reprogram T lymphocytes specialized in killing a certain type of cancer, into iPS cells.
Abnormalities in CD4+ T lymphocyte subsets in patients with common variable immunodeficiency.
In addition to stimulating B lymphocytes, Th2 cells suppress the cytotoxic T lymphocyte response, decreasing the robustness of cell-mediated immunity.
These results show that at 7 days postinfection, T lymphocytes were developed specifically in response to Listeria infection.
T Lymphocytes as a Biological Calibrator, Cytometry 33, 123-132 (1998).
These T lymphocytes activate and release messenger substances (cytokines) that increase the immune response and stimulate the production of antibodies by B lymphocytes.
For example, 25 people taking only the experimental drug had an average increase of nearly 18 CD4 T lymphocytes per month.
T-cell - Immune defense cells, also known as T lymphocytes.
Vaccinia virus-specific CD8+ cytotoxic T lymphocytes in humans.
IDDM occurs when T lymphocytes infiltrate the pancreas and destroy the insulin-producing cells.
ARIAD's GvHD product involves infusion of donor T lymphocytes engineered with a gene encoding an inactive apoptosis (cell death) protein.
Rotavirus-specific cytotoxic T lymphocytes appear at the intestinal mucosal surface after rotavirus infection.
The first-generation GvHD treatment, developed by Professor Claudio Bordignon, director of the gene therapy and cell transplantation center at the Hospital San Raffaele in Milan, Italy, involved infusion of donor T lymphocytes (white blood cells) engineered with a gene encoding a herpes simplex virus thymidine kinase (HSV-tk).