Cytokine-induced killer cells
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Increased susceptibility to liver injury in hepatitis B virus transgenic mice involves NKG2D-ligand interaction and natural killer cells
Wang D, Ma Y, Wang J, Liu X, Fang M (2013) Natural killer cells
in innate defense against infective pathogens.
Her research has also suggested the natural killer cells
play a part in preventing implantation of a fertilised egg, including IVF treatment.
Identification and molecular characterization of NKp30, a novel triggering receptor involved in natural cytotoxicity mediated by human natural killer cells
a substance P antagonist (an experimental agent); they then measured natural killer cell
activity in vitro.
Effect of interleukin-2 on killer cell
inhibitory receptors in the patients with rheumatoid arthritis.
Association of depression, CD8+ T lymphocytes, and natural killer cell
activity: Implications for morbidity and mortality in human immunodeficiency virus disease.
The study, which found that long-term immune function decreases in proportion to how many times a woman has intentionally lost weight, measured natural killer cell
activity in the women's blood.
In the second study, Andrea Velardi, MD and colleagues from Perugia University School of Medicine in Italy reported that natural killer cells
in the immune systems of mismatched donors can provide beneficial effects.
The lymph system is composed of a network of vessels that mobilize fluids from every part of our body and groups of lymph nodes that house killer cells
of the immune system.
This drug's biologic activities include activation of macrophages and natural killer cells
, stimulation of interferon, and reactivation of cytokines.