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Unformatted text preview: • These cells become lymphocytes • They leave the bone marrow and move to the lymph gland • The thymus is a lymph gland found in the chest cavity under the breast bone • The T in T cells stands for thymus • T cells are involved in the process called CMI – cell mediated immunity • The antigens on the macrophage act like keys • T-Killer cells – react with blood chemicals and bore holes in cells killing them • T-suppresor cells – stop reaction when the infection is over • T-helper cells – activate B cells • T-memory cells – store the power of immunity...
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This note was uploaded on 11/25/2011 for the course PHRM 3010 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '08 term at University of Georgia Athens.
- Fall '08