Unit 7- Lymphocytes7.3. T-cells
T-cells take part in cell mediated immune response. T cells are part of white blood cells known as lymphocytes, and take part in cell mediated immune response. They are different from other lymphocytes, such as B cells and natural killer cells (NK cells), by the presence of a T cell receptor (TCR) on the cell surface. They are called T cells because they mature in the thymus.
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