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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 second group of mice had tumors and were injected with myeloid derived suppressor cells and treated with the antihistamine, cimetidine.
No effects are seen for concanavalin-A-, sarcoid-, and Epstein Barr virus-generated suppressor cells.
However, there are other tumour-associated cells of myeloid origin that can be involved in the promotion of tumour angiogenesis such as the myeloid-derived suppressor cells (MDSCs).
myeloid-derived suppressor cells (MDSCs), normally use nitric oxide to help bring the immune system back down to surveillance levels after an "attack mode" response to foreign material.
The extract increases circulating CD8+ suppressor cells in humans, prolongs survival of skin allografts in mice, and suppresses effector and memory T cells in rats, he said.
Generex Biotechnology Corporation (Toronto, Canada), announced the award of Japan patent 3534761 to its Antigen Express affiliate for certain Ii-Key immunologically active compounds and their use in modifying immune responses to antigenic eptitopes recognized by T helper and T suppressor cells.
Generation of antigen-specific suppressor cells during allergy desensitization.
Culture the white cells - you are specifically interested in examining the lymphocytes - both with and without con A, which promotes the proliferation of T suppressor cells.
The team further discovered that treating the malignant suppressor cells with DNase destroyed their immunosuppressive ability.
Not only are the percentages of Regulatory T cells (Tregs) and Myeloid Derived Suppressor Cells (MDSC) in tumors reduced, but the immunosuppressive activity of these cells that persists is also reduced.