Natural killer cells in patients with polycythemia vera.

Abstract

Natural killer cells (NK) are pivotal cells of innate immunity. They are potent antileukemic cytotoxic effectors. A defect in their cytotoxicity has been described in some hematopoietic malignancies such as acute myeloid leukemia, multiple myeloma and myelodysplastic syndromes. This defect is at least partially linked to a decreased or absent expression of… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.humimm.2015.09.010

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