... secrete cytokines . The cytokines then activate cytotoxic
lymphocytes T (CTL), antibodies secreting ... with class I histocompatibility molecules . If cytotoxic
CD8 + T cells recognize them, they begin to ... of the infected cell. In order to keep the cytotoxic
cells from killing cells just for presenting ...
... that are unique to every individual. T cells, a group that encompasses cytotoxic
T lymphocytes ( CTLs ), the cells that kill virally-infected cells, ... they develop in the thymus ). There are two major types of T cells:
T cells (T C cells) recognize infected cells by using T-cell ...
... stage of development occurs.
There are many types of T cells:
T cells (CD8 + ) destroy infected cells. These cells function as 'killer' or cytotoxic
cells because they are able to destroy target cells which express specific ...
Cytotoxic T cell
... A cytotoxic
(or T C ) T cell is a T cell (a type of white blood cell ) which has on its surface antigen receptors that can bind to fragments of antigens ...
Major histocompatibility complex
... in the cytosol, it is the primary way for a virus-infected cell to signal to T cells. It interacts exclusively with CD8+ T cells (also known as cytotoxic
T cell lymphocytes or CTLs). The fate of a virus-infected cell is almost always apoptosis , or programmed cell death, initiated by the CD8+ T cell. ...
... pyridoxamine). Most of the impaired function discontinues shortly after the intake of vitamins returns to normal. Impairment can also be caused by cytotoxic
factors such as chemotherapy .
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... been used to treat cancer patients with conditions such as leukemia and lymphoma . During chemotherapy , most growing cells are killed by the cytotoxic
agents. These agents not only kill the leukemia or neoplastic cells, but also the stem cells needed to replace the killed cells as a patient ...