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T cells


Then, by transplanting donor bone-marrow along with the kidney, they were able to keep T cells from attacking the kidney.
  small lymphocytes (a type of white blood cell) that help to bind and display foreign microbes or to destroy them
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  • Then, by transplanting donor bone-marrow along with the kidney, they were able to keep T cells from attacking the kidney.
  • They are trying to customize B cells with proteins specific to certain type of cancer so they can grow T cells in the lab that will attack that cancer.
  • Someone without HIV would have a normal T cell count of a thousand cells or more, but the virus becomes part of these white blood cells.
    Jodi Picoult  --  Change of Heart
  • For scientists doing research that wasn’t cell-specific, like investigating the effects of radiation on DNA, not knowing what kind of cell they were working on might not affect the outcome of their research.
    Rebecca Skloot  --  The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

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  • Viruses aren’t cells.
    Ted Dekker  --  Black: The Birth of Evil
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Associated words [difficulty]:   T cells [9] , bone marrow [6] , white blood cell [8] , phagocytes [9] , white corpuscle [9] , B cells [9]
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