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memory T cells

T lymphoctyes that mediate immunologic memory; allow for enhanced immunologic reaction when an immunologically competent organism is reexposed to an antigen.

mem·o·ry T cells

(mĕm'ŏ-rē selz)
T lymphoctyes that mediate immunologic memory; they allow for enhanced immunologic reaction when an immunologically competent organism is reexposed to an antigen.
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The team also found that monkeys also have plenty of memory T-cells in their body fat and that these cells worked better than those from other organs.
The number of CD8[sup]+ effector memory T-cells (Tem), expression of interferon (IFN)-a, mTOR, and ribosomal protein S6 kinase (S6K), and the levels of IL-6, IL-10, galactomannan (GM), and soluble TREM-1 (sTREM-1) were measured.
The pathophysiology of the disease involves resident intra-epidermal CD8+ T-cells resembling effector memory T-cells.
Italian experts said they had discovered memory T-cells can stay in the body for 14 years.
Italian experts said they had discovered memory T-cells that can stay in the body for at least 14 years.
Some of these memory T-cells will persist through the entire life of the organism .
In the first stage of the project, investigators tested the effects of loading a patient's viral ribonucleic acid (RNA) into to see if they would induce infection-fighting memory T-cells.
Memory T-cells form when our immune system successfully eradicates an invader.
According to NIAID, the lack of memory T-cells in babies can make the virus vulnerable against drugs due to lack of reservoirs.
Among this montage of T-cells, memory T-cells were found to reside mostly in the lymph nodes, spleen, lungs, and intestines--not in the blood where they are in the distinct minority.
Nicolas Chomont from the Vaccine and Gene Therapy Institute (VGTI) and others have shown that central memory T-cells (the longest- lived type) and transitional memory cells are the main reservoirs of latent HIV.
We found a distorted balance between central memory and effector memory T-cells at cART commencement that might have predisposed the patient to unmasking TB-IRIS.