cellular immunity

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cell-·me·di·at·ed im·mu·ni·ty (CMI),

, cellular immunity
Immune responses mediated by activated, antigen-specific T lymphocytes. These T cells may function as effector cells or may orchestrate propagation of the inflammatory response and cellular recruitment through their secretion of cytokines and chemokines.
Synonym(s): delayed hypersensitivity (1)
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cellular immunity

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cell-me·di·at·ed im·mu·ni·ty

, cellular immunity (CMI) (sel'mē'dē-āt-ĕd i-myū'ni-tē, sel'yū-lăr)
Immune responses that are initiated by T lymphocytes and mediated by T lymphocytes, macrophages, or both (e.g., graft rejection, delayed-type hypersensitivity).
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cell-mediated immunity
delayed hypersensitivity,
, cellular immunity (sel'mē'dē-āt-ĕd i-myū'ni-tē, sel'yū-lăr) Synonym(s): delayed hypersensitivity.
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It indicated that cellular immunity response could be boosted when propolis flavonoids liposome served as adjuvant and high levels of IFN-[gamma] in propolis flavonoids liposome group were also improved.
Thus, the uveitis at VKH syndrome is characterized by the changes of cellular immunity which were more expressed at an excavation and complication of inflammatory process.
BACKGROUND: Chronic diabetic patients with wounds have deficient growth factors and impaired local and systemic cellular immunity. Treatment with growth factors is expensive with risk of infection transmission and these factors may not achieve optimum wound concentration.
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Indeed, viral fusion protein-incorporated liposomes have been used to introduce encapsulated antigenic OVA into DC's cytosol and induced efficient cellular immunity [18, 19].
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