T-cells

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A type of [[lymphocyte|lymphocyte]] which matures in the thymus and plays a vital role in cell mediated immunity<br>  
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A type of [[Lymphocyte|lymphocyte]] which matures in the [[Thymus|thymus]] and plays a vital role in cell mediated immunity<br>
  
There are several types of T cell including:<br>  
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There are several types of T cell including:<br>
  
 
*Helper cell  
 
*Helper cell  
**Activates Tc cells and macrophages.  
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**Activates Tc cells and macrophages.
 
*Cytotoxic cell  
 
*Cytotoxic cell  
**Attacks cancer or virus infected cells.  
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**Attacks cancer or virus infected cells.
 
*Memory cell  
 
*Memory cell  
 
*Regulatory cell  
 
*Regulatory cell  
 
*Natural Killer cell
 
*Natural Killer cell
  
Recognise [[major histocompatibility complex|major histocompatibility complexes]] (MHC). Can reconise some cancer cells and virus infected cells.
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Recognise [[Major histocompatibility complex|major histocompatibility complexes]] (MHC). Can reconise some cancer cells and virus infected cells.

Revision as of 16:30, 2 December 2015

A type of lymphocyte which matures in the thymus and plays a vital role in cell mediated immunity

There are several types of T cell including:

Recognise major histocompatibility complexes (MHC). Can reconise some cancer cells and virus infected cells.

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