Cytotoxic T lymphocytes (CTL) induce in target cells a rapid, prelytic fragmentation of target cell DNA, accompanied by apoptosis. In contrast, complement and (with a few exceptions) chemical and physical means of inducing cytolysis induce necrosis, without DNA fragmentation. The function of the unusual DNA fragmentation induced by CTL remains to be… (More)
Figures and Tables
Sorry, we couldn't extract any figures or tables for this paper.