inducer cell

in·duc·er cell

an old term for T-helper 1 subset.
References in periodicals archive ?
Littman's group discovered a nuclear receptor that regulates differentiation of Th17 cells and lymphoid tissue inducer cells that can be targeted for autoimmune disease therapy.
Sonnenberg of the Artis lab discovered that these lymphoid tissue inducer cells maintain immunity in the intestine of mice.
ZINBRYTA is believed to work by decreasing abnormally-activated T-cells and pro-inflammatory lymphoid tissue inducer cells, and increasing CD56bright natural killer (NK) cells, important cells that help regulate the immune system.