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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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The collaboration will initially investigate the immune status of primary macrophage and NK cells derived from the blood of ovarian cancer patients with varying levels of CA125.
Importantly, primary, human NK cells will be employed throughout this study.
Pipeline of most promising TILs, NK cells, DLIs and CTLs
NK cells were cultured in RPMI1640 medium supplemented with 10% heat-inactivated fetal calf serum (PAA, Pasching, Austria), 2 mM L-glutamine, 100 U/ml penicillin and 100 U/ml streptomycin (all from Life Technologies, Paisley, UK).
The age-related decrease in functional NK cells is likely to have wider implications for the health of older adults than currently understood by the mainstream.
However, in mice lacking NK cells, parasite levels went up sevenfold, suggesting that NK cells are critical to controlling infection early on.
It's taken some years to work out how NK cells could cause a miscarriage.
The investigators found that patients were far more likely to have survived the transplant and far less likely to have their disease progress if their new bone marrow came from donors whose NK cells included the same version of the protein, rather than the alternative form.
The lymphocyte subsets including; CD3+, CD4+, CD8+, NK cells, and B cells.
The role of NK cells in the control of HIV-1 infection is being investigated with many genetic association studies of the role of select KIR receptors in isolation, or in combination with their HLA ligands, on HIV-1 disease progression and to a more limited extent HIV-1 adult transmission.
Agents that interfere with the ability of NK cells to lyse targets may increase tumor development or viral infection.