T cell

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T cells are lymphocytes that play an important role in cell-mediated immunity. They are distinguished from other lymphocyte subsets such as B cells and natural killer cells by the T-cell receptor on the cell surface. They mature in the thymus.

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  1. Rivas, Jose Luis; Palencia, Teresa; Fernandez, Guerau; Garcia, Milagros (2018), "Association of T and NK cell phenotype with the diagnosis of Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS)", Frontiers in Immunology, doi:10.3389/fimmu.2018.01028 
  2. Brenu, EW; Broadley, S; Nguyen, T; Johnston, S; Ramos, S; Staines, D; Marshall-Gradisnik, S (2016-01-04), "A Preliminary Comparative Assessment of the Role of CD8+ T Cells in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome/Myalgic Encephalomyelitis and Multiple Sclerosis", Journal of Immunology Research, 2016: –9064529, doi:10.1155/2016/9064529 


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