white blood cells- thank you stony brook for teaching me all about these
I need more biology loving friends to laugh about this with.
Cell types found in smears of peripheral blood from normal individuals
HIV escapes recognition by virus-specific cytotoxic T cells
T cells simplified. Where the hell was this when I was studying immunology?
T cells attacking cancer cell
T cells are amazing white blood cells that play a crucial role in cell-mediated immunity. They can be divided into several categories - notably helper, cytotoxic, memory, regulatory, and natural killer (NK) - and their primary role within the immune system is to search out and destroy both invading pathogens and abnormal cells. Helper T cells also help to regulate the immune response. The image above features a cytotoxic T cell, which destroys abnormal cells .