Tumor targets stimulate IL-2 activated killer cells to produce interferon-gamma and tumor necrosis factor.

Lymphokine-activated killer (LAK) cells are cytotoxic for a variety of autologous and allogeneic tumor cells as well as modified autologous cells. It is assumed that LAK cells lyse their targets solely by direct cell to cell contact, possibly involving the degranulation and exocytosis of pore-forming elements, similar to that observed with cytotoxic T… CONTINUE READING