Natural killer cells: Artifact to reality:

  title={Natural killer cells: Artifact to reality:},
  author={Robert K. Oldham},
  journal={Cancer and Metastasis Reviews},
  • R. Oldham
  • Published 1 December 1983
  • Biology
  • Cancer and Metastasis Reviews
SummaryThe biology of the natural killer cell system is being investigated by many different laboratories using multiple approaches. The rationale for these investigations is the experimental evidence that NK cells play some role in inhibiting tumor growth and metastasis, convey some protective immunity and may be operative in control of differentiation from fetal life to adulthood. Thus, a survey of the literature reveals a multiplicity of studies examining many of these potential roles for NK… 
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