TITLE

perforin

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1624
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the medical term perforin is presented. The term refers to one of a group of molecules released from natural killer cells and cytotoxic T cells that drill holes in cell membranes, causing affected cells to die. The definition is from the "Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary," published by F.A. Davis Co. The pronunciation of the term is also provided.
ACCESSION #
21239972

 

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