T-helper cell


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T-helper cell

(tē′hĕl′pər)

T-helper cell

A type of cell that recognizes foreign antigens and activates T- and B-cells in an immune response.
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We suggest that most people take 800 mg of cimetidine each night for 60 consecutive days to reduce excess regulatory T-cell counts and increase T-helper cell counts.
through intermediate phenotypes to mature, functional T-helper cells and CTLs.
Humphreys presented: "Transmucosal Delivery of Therapeutics by RapidMist(R) Technology and TH-1 T-helper cell Ii-Key/MHC Class II Peptide Vaccines against Cancer and HIV.
Waiting until the chronic phase of infection to initiate potent antiretroviral therapy does not lead to restoration of T-helper cell function.
Instituting potent antiviral therapy in the earliest stages of acute HIV-1 infection has led to strong T-helper cell responses, analogous to those seen in persons who are able to control viremia in the absence of antiretroviral therapy.
After receiving the appropriate signal from a T-helper cell, a B-cell will mature into a plasma cell and produce antibodies.
122) As T-helper cell counts decline, AIDS patients become vulnerable to a host of opportunistic infections.
has been awarded a $357,000 NIH Small Business Innovative Research (SBIR) award that supports pre-clinical testing of a novel HIV DNA vaccine incorporating Antigen Express proprietary platform technology for boosting antigen-specific T-helper cell responses.
The new cell called Th22 is a kind of T-helper cell.
It has long been known from animal and human studies that the thymus and T-helper cell (CD[4.
STAT6 plays an important role in modulating the balance of T-helper cell subsets, which when unbalanced, are believed to play a role in immune disorders, such as allergy, asthma and inflammation.