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T-Lymphocytes

"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.

Lymphocytes responsible for cell-mediated immunity. Two types have been identified - cytotoxic (T-LYMPHOCYTES, CYTOTOXIC) and helper T-lymphocytes (T-LYMPHOCYTES, HELPER-INDUCER). They are formed when lymphocytes circulate through the THYMUS GLAND and differentiate to thymocytes. When exposed to an antigen, they divide rapidly and produce large numbers of new T cells sensitized to that antigen.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "T-Lymphocytes" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "T-Lymphocytes" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 4929 publications over 31 distinct years, with a maximum of 218 publications in 2004
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