Natural Killer Cells: From Basic Research to Treatments

  title={Natural Killer Cells: From Basic Research to Treatments},
  author={Eric Vivier and Sophie Ugolini},
  booktitle={Front. Immun.},
Innate ImmunIty and nK cells The immune system is classically divided into innate and adaptive. Adaptive immunity can be defined by the presence of cells (i.e., T and B lymphocytes in higher vertebrates) that clonally express a colossal repertoire of receptors (i.e., the T cell and the B cell antigen receptors), the diversity of which results from somatic DNA rearrangements. Besides T and B cells, natural killer (NK) cells have been originally defined as cytolytic lymphocytes that selectively… CONTINUE READING
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