What Is Cytotoxic T Cell?

  • 1

1 Answer

These messages are for mutual support and information sharing only. Always consult your doctor before trying anything you read here.
Cytotoxic T cell is a a type of white blood cell that kills cancer cells, or the damaged cells which cause in other ways. T cell is an essential part of the immune system. The key roles of adaptive cellular immune responses are T cells generally. T cells appear in the bone marrow and move to the thymus for maturation. The T-cell receptor (TCR) allows T cells to monitor all cells of the body, any cell posing a threat to the organism was ready to destroyed. Because the body contains millions of T cells, many of virus which carry unique receptors can be identify and kill. Keywords: cytotoxic t cells