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T-lymphocyte

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(Biochemistry) a type of lymphocyte that matures in the thymus gland and has an important role in the immune response. There are several subclasses: killer T-cells are responsible for killing cells that are infected by a virus; helper T-cells induce other cells (B-lymphocytes) to produce antibodies. Also called: T-cell
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Their Majesties listened to a brief on various areas of research such as physiological and pathological development of human T-Lymphocytes (Cancer); T-lymphocytes are the cells of the immune system that coordinate the cellular immune response, and they are the cells affected in T-cell Lymphomas.
vedolizumab) Entyvio, an integrin receptor antagonist, is a humanized monoclonal antibody that specifically binds to the alpha4beta7 integrin and blocks the interaction of alpha4beta7 integrin with mucosal addressin cell adhesion molecule-1 (MAdCAM-1) and inhibits the migration of memory T-lymphocytes across the endothelium into inflamed gastrointestinal parenchymal tissue.
These new findings suggest that white blood cells called T-lymphocytes are responsible for a signifi-cant part of the heart damage, as they can become activated during a heart attack and travel into the heart muscle.
Another major role that they perform is the activation of T-helper cells and cytotoxic T-lymphocytes which are mainly responsible for elimination of cancerous cells.
Engineered allogeneic T-lymphocytes bearing a CAR directed at a tumor antigen stand out as a genuine therapeutic innovation in the treatment of various forms of leukemias, lymphomas and solid tumors.
count remained above normal limits, repeat bone marrow and flow cytometry studies were carried out, identifying a population of T-lymphocytes with abnormal flow characteristics.
WIC is currently investigating whether T-lymphocytes or T-cells (which are a type of white blood cell) can help improve the accuracy of the prognosis for a patient with colon cancer.
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Presentation of the disease such as primarily fever, hepatosplenomegaly, and cytopenia, which are the results of functional degradation in cytotoxic T-lymphocytes and natural killer cells, activation of macrophages and T-lymphocytes, over production of proinflammatory cytokines, and hemophagocytosis.
ATG works by reducing the number of circulating T-lymphocytes, a key component of the immune system.
Rabbit anti-thymocyte globulin ATG works by reducing T-lymphocytes, a key component of the immune system.
The research, led by the University of Bristol's School of Veterinary Sciences, found that spending early life in a complex farm environment increased the number of regulatory T-lymphocytes, the cells that damp down the immune system and limit immune responses.