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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 combines both breakthrough technologies to develop next generations of specific and hyperactive off-the-shelf NK cells for allogeneic immuno-oncology therapies.
It is known that peripheral blood NK cells are phenotypically and functionally different from endometrial NK cells, with less than 10% resembling endometrial NK cells and differing in surface antigen expression.
Previous studies have revealed a destructive action of the NK cells on pancreatic islet beta cells and their significant involvement in the development of the disease.
Additionally, pregnant Ly49 knock-out mice had reduced NK cell infiltration and impaired decidual angiogenesis that was associated with reduced expression of VEGF (30).
T cells, 82-95% for the B cells, 68-94% for the monocytes, and 85-97% for the NK cells.
The factors contributing to NK cell dysfunction were demonstrated by many studies.
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).
Potential role of NK cells in the induction of immune responses: implications for NK cell-based immunotherapy for cancers and viral infections.
Keywords: Cystic echinococcosis hydatid fluid NK cell Treg cell TGF-AY.
Jude discovery that specialized immune cells called natural killer (NK) cells dispatched cancer cells more efficiently when the NK cells carried a particular version of a KIR protein on their surface.
A study of NK cell function in a cohort of ECs demonstrated only limited and less effective HIV-1 inhibitory capacity in vitro compared with CD8 T-cells.
The final diagnosis was of refractory CD with IgA, IgG2 and classical NK cell deficiency.