cytotoxic T-cell


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cytotoxic T-cell

a specialized T-cell which recognizes and destroys infected body cells during a cell-mediated immune response.
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Gajewski said that the vaccines most likely to succeed are those developed through a stepwise scientific approach, which involves methodical selection of antigens in combination with the adjuvants that produce the optimal cytotoxic T-cell response.
What we're spending substantial effort on right now is trying to formulate it in order to induce immune responses to all areas of the immune system, meaning helper T-cell responses, cytotoxic T-cell responses, and antibody responses, and also eliciting consistent and high-level responses in the majority of patients.
Trauger will discuss confirmation of the specificity of Cytolin([R]) for selected blood cells, its unique binding site on its target antigen, CD11a, its ability to bind directly to HIV, and its lack of immunosuppression of HIV-specific cytotoxic T-cell ("CTL") activity.
Lymphomatoid papulosis type D: a newly described variant easily confused with cutaneous aggressive CD8-positive cytotoxic T-cell lymphoma.
He added: "Activation of Toll receptors was essential for two key stages in initiating immune responses against the tumor - the migration of peripheral dendritic cells into the brain tumor and the subsequent activation of dendritic cells and stimulation of a specific anti-tumor cytotoxic T-cell mediated response.
Human cytotoxic T-cell memory: long-lived responses to vaccinia virus.
Investigators suspect that rhIL-12 enhances cell-mediated immunity by inducing interferon-[gamma] production and by augmenting natural killer cell cytotoxicity and cytotoxic T-cell proliferation and function.
Increased tumor cell death and decreased tumor burden by decreasing macrophage and increasing cytotoxic T-cell infiltration in preclinical studies of malignant mesothelioma, conducted by collaborators led by Dr.
The DNA vaccine is designed to induce a strong helper T-cell response, with the aim of enhancing induction of a cytotoxic T-cell response against tumor cells.

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