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Killer cells

Killer cells

Lymphocyte-like effector cells which mediate antibody-dependent cell cytotoxicity. They kill antibody-coated target cells which they bind with their fc receptors.


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targeting the Aids virus

... immunity left and our B-lymphocytes go unaffected by HIV. The Natural Killer Cells,macrophages,interferons,etc.... we still have many defences left. Why dont we find a ...

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by Sumanth001
Fri Sep 27, 2013 12:31 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: targeting the Aids virus
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Views: 1949

Intrinsic apoptosis in erythrocytes

Hi fellow cell biologists! - With a lack of mitochondria, can red blood cells perform intrinsic apoptosis and do they have another way of generating ... to a CARD domain and assemble the apoptosome? Or are they dependent on killer lymphocytes to bind via the fas ligand and activate procaspase 8 or ...

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by billyfisher100
Fri Apr 27, 2012 10:04 pm
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Intrinsic apoptosis in erythrocytes
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Re:

There are two things: K and NK cells, the first one is a killing cell and the second one - a natural killing cell. ... u have said right you should understand the difference first between the killer and natural killer cells first. T-lymphocytes are can be distinguished from ...

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by greatmicrobiologist
Thu Aug 25, 2011 10:23 am
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Killer Cells vs. Cytotoxic Cells
Replies: 9
Views: 30967

Immune System

... responses work together, but who actually does the dirty work, natural killer cells? where? phagoctyes? Do the complement and antibodies just kind mark the antigen for destruction? ...

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by snezka18
Mon May 09, 2011 10:15 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Immune System
Replies: 4
Views: 5767

Killer Cells vs. Cytotoxic Cells

... are typically defined by their surface molecule CD8 (so called CD8+ T cells). They are close kin to the CD4+ helper T cells. Both of these cell ... a foreign antigen on a cell's surface, it kills this cells - hence the 'killer cell' name (this is to prevent viral infection or cancer from spreading). ...

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by biohazard
Mon May 02, 2011 8:23 am
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Killer Cells vs. Cytotoxic Cells
Replies: 9
Views: 30967
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