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CD4-Positive T-Lymphocytes

"CD4-Positive T-Lymphocytes" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

A critical subpopulation of T-lymphocytes involved in the induction of most immunological functions. The HIV virus has selective tropism for the T4 cell which expresses the CD4 phenotypic marker, a receptor for HIV. In fact, the key element in the profound immunosuppression seen in HIV infection is the depletion of this subset of T-lymphocytes.

This graph shows the total number of publications written about "CD4-Positive T-Lymphocytes" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "CD4-Positive T-Lymphocytes" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 2558 publications over 31 distinct years, with a maximum of 114 publications in 2011
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