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Related to helper T cell: cytotoxic T cell, B cell, Effector T cells

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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Our team also showed that these transformed helper T cells represent a separate and distinct population of cells.
In cancer patients, helper T cells also are affected.
However, it may be possible to remove helper T cells from a human patient and stimulate them so that all the cells that recognize a given virus grow.
Most researchers have held that HIV directly kills the immune cells called helper T cells, or CD4 cells, eventually exhausting an immune system that is frantically making replacements.
In initial test-tube experiments, the researchers found that leptin increases the ability of helper T cells, one class of immune cells, to proliferate after being stimulated into activity.
Poorer marital quality was related to higher viral antibody levels, and lower ratios of helper T cells to suppressor cells--another measure of immune suppression.