Biology of T lymphocytes

Abbe N. Vallejo, Eduardo Davila, Cornelia M. Weyand, Jörg J. Goronzy

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The biology of T cells is reviewed. T-cell ontogeny, differentiation of effector functions, tolerance, memory, senescence, and the cellular and molecular mechanisms that regulate T-cell mediated immune responses are discussed with consideration to their applicability to human disease pathogenesis. As appropriate, new paradigms or paradigm shifts are presented.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)135-157
Number of pages23
JournalRheumatic Disease Clinics of North America
Issue number1
StatePublished - Feb 2004

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Rheumatology


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