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CD8 T Cell

T cell with CD8 receptor that recognizes antigens on the surface of a virus-infected cell and binds to the infected cell and kill it.


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Bio Research Paper Writing

... not infected with CMV. A 10 year study suggests that changes in blood T-cell distrubution did not happen in people not infected with CMV suggesting ... cells to fight the disease so there is an increase in counts of CD8 T cells and a decreased amounts of naieve cells and increased number ...

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by NathanielZhu
Thu Apr 04, 2013 2:25 am
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Bio Research Paper Writing
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Immunology: Th1/Th2 vs cellular/humoral responses

... they produce and they do not exclusively help just one certain cell type. Th1 cells produce cytokines (such as IFN-g) that generally promote cell-mediated immunity, including CD8+ T cells and Th2 cytokines (e.g. IL-4) promote humoral responses / B cell function. ...

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by biohazard
Thu Sep 08, 2011 10:00 am
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Immunology: Th1/Th2 vs cellular/humoral responses
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Views: 39172

Re: Immunology: Th1/Th2 vs cellular/humoral responses

... grasp on. I like to remind myself that just prior to the discovery of T cells, an eminent immunologist of the time proclaimed at a symposium for ... that CD4+ T cells are not direct effectors in the way a classical CD8+ T cell is thought to be. This was certainly the long-held theory, but ...

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by biohazard
Thu Aug 25, 2011 9:52 am
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Immunology: Th1/Th2 vs cellular/humoral responses
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Views: 39172

Re: Immunology: Th1/Th2 vs cellular/humoral responses

... grasp on. I like to remind myself that just prior to the discovery of T cells, an eminent immunologist of the time proclaimed at a symposium for ... that CD4+ T cells are not direct effectors in the way a classical CD8+ T cell is thought to be. This was certainly the long-held theory, but ...

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by arma9eddon
Wed Aug 24, 2011 8:07 pm
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Immunology: Th1/Th2 vs cellular/humoral responses
Replies: 10
Views: 39172

Immune System

I may as well make a list out of this! - Cell death can be due to phagocytosis or by the release of membrane perforating enzymes ... role to plasma cells). Each has a single unique surface receptor. - CD4 and CD8 are surface glycoproteins, so not really similar to antibodies. They act as co-receptors ...

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by Babybel56
Tue May 10, 2011 7:05 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Immune System
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