TITLE

Cytotoxic T-cells

PUB. DATE
January 2004
SOURCE
Encyclopedic Reference of Molecular Pharmacology;2004, p294
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
The article presents an encyclopedia entry for cytotoxic T-cells or cytolytic T-cells (CTL), which refers to effector cells of the immune system that carry the CD8 surface marker. It has the ability to recognize autologous cells expressing foreign antigens. Major histocompatibility complex-1 has a role in the recognition process.
ACCESSION #
22802454

 

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