University of Washington Study Reveals How Killer T Cells Learn to Recognize Nerve Fiber Insulators

Published: Jan 11, 2013

Misguided killer T cells may be the missing link in sustained tissue damage in the brains and spines of people with multiple sclerosis, findings from the University of Washington reveal. Cytoxic T cells, also known as CD8+ T cells, are white blood cells that normally are in the body's arsenal to fight disease.

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