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cell

(Enemy combatants), noun enemy group, exxremist group, rebel organization, saboteurs, subversives, unnerground extremists
Associated concepts: enemy combatants, justice courts, miliiary tribunals, Patriotic Act, prison cells, sleeper cell, terrorist cell

cell

(jail), noun cage, cella, chamber, compartment, confined room, confinement, cubicle, cubiculum, enclosed cage, incarceration, jailhouse, penitentiary, pound, prison, prison house, small cavity, small room, solitary abode
See also: chamber, jail, penitentiary, prison

CELL. A small room in a prison. See Dungeon.

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T-cell activation by autologous dendritic cells and 15-mer peptides derived from the amino acid sequence of the protein of interest.
Dendritic cells play a key role in immune responses, forming the link between innate and acquired immunity.
Follicular dendritic cells, interdigitating dendritic cells, and Langerhans cells are the major nonphagocytic antigen-presenting accessory cells of the immune system.
Taylor has also shown that JgD promotes the maturation of human monocytes into Th1 response promoting dendritic cells.
To create AGS-003, RNA is isolated from a small tumor sample obtained from standard tumor removal surgery (nephrectomy), and dendritic cells are taken during a single leukapheresis procedure.
Our research results confirm a central role for dendritic cells and their powerful regulation of acetaminophen's toxicity," said George Miller, MD, senior author of study and assistant professor, Departments of Surgery and Cell Biology at NYU Langone Medical Center.
Scientists consider dendritic cells to be the most potent antigen-presenting cells in the body.
In contrast, Cellarium implants, formulated to recruit and activate several types of dendritic cells as an interactive network, were associated with potent and destructive T cell responses and simultaneous down-regulation of immune tolerance that can interfere with vaccine activity.
NW Bio's methods avoid the premature activation of the precursors (monocytes), and develop pure immature dendritic cells -- avoiding the conflicting and confusing signals, and the need to override those signals with IL-4.
Until now the process by which the dendritic cells prompted T cells to become Th2 cells was not known.
Pulendran's team found that, unlike macrophages, dendritic cells exposed to the anthrax toxin don't die.

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