Unformatted text preview: a. Incorrectly refers to CD8 + T lymphocytes as suppressor cells - CD8 + T lymphocytes are cytotoxic T cells as I taught you in class and as described in Talaro text! b. HIV does not replicate in and directly destroy cytoxic T-lymphocytes! c. My best advice is to ignore page 87 and the first paragraph on page 88; and any other page where Weeks describes CD8+ cells as suppressor T lymphocytes and/or says that HIV kills cytotoxic T cells. [Note: Late in HIV disease, CD8 + cytotoxic T lymphocytes do fail to correctly function; but there is no evidence that this is due directly to HIV infecting those cells.] IV. Review A. Matching: 2, 3, 6, 8 – 10, 12 – 14, 16 – 20, 22 – 25...
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- Fall '09
- Cytotoxic T cells, cytotoxic T lymphocytes, suppressor cells CD8+, A. Target cells