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T-cell

n
(Biochemistry) another name for T-lymphocyte
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IAB22M2C shows potential for whole-body imaging of CD8 T-cells in patients treated with immunotherapies
The protein promotes the production of killer immune T-cells, which can detect cancer cells, hunt them down, then destroy them.
According to NIAID, the lack of memory T-cells in babies can make the virus vulnerable against drugs due to lack of reservoirs.
Millions of T-cells were taken out from the patient's blood and grown in the laboratory until the doctors had billions of cells, the BBC reported.
SentoClone International AB announced today that it has been granted additional patents in Japan, the US and Europe further reinforcing the global protection of its proprietary SentoClone technology, an active patient specific cellular immunotherapy against cancer based on the ex vivo cultivation and activation of CD4+ T-cells.
T-cells are white blood cells which play a crucial role in the body's immune response by identifying and destroying infectious agents, such as viruses.
Both the stem cells for transplant and the T-cells came from the same matched donors.
A team from Cardiff University and Kings College London has provided the first evidence of these killer T-cells in action.
Type 1 diabetes is an autoimmune disease in which the body's "insulin factory" - pancreatic islet cells - is gradually destroyed by specialised white blood cells called "killer" T-cells.
The activated antibody binds to T-cells, the body's own defence system, triggering the T-cells to target the surrounding tissue.