NK cell development and function--plasticity and redundancy unleashed.

@article{Cichocki2014NKCD,
  title={NK cell development and function--plasticity and redundancy unleashed.},
  author={Frank M Cichocki and Ewa Sitnicka and Yenan T. Bryceson},
  journal={Seminars in immunology},
  year={2014},
  volume={26 2},
  pages={114-26}
}
Bone marrow-derived natural killer (NK) cells constitute the major subset of cytotoxic lymphocytes in peripheral blood. They provide innate defense against intracellular infection or malignancy and contribute to immune homeostasis. Large numbers of NK cells are also present in tissues, including the liver and uterus, where they can mediate… CONTINUE READING