Tc cell

Tc cell

cytotoxic T lymphocyte; CTL.
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Tc cell that activated will seek a target cell characterized by the expression of cell surface MHC I in the present foreign antigens.
This is reinforced by Goldsby et al [6] writes that during chronic inflammation in the host cell is exposed to the antigen material will produce cytokines, which activates the cytokine IFN-gamma formed secreted by Th1 cells, NK cells and Tc cells that play a role the action of the immune system defenses.
However, in contrast to findings in mice, the protective value of memory Tc cells in humans remains controversial.
Those displaying CD4 usually function as TH cells, whereas those displaying CD8 generally function as Tc cells.