|Date: October 27, 1997||Comparison Chart Chart 2|
These effector mechanisms are generally mediated by a group of proteins called cytokines. For activated T lymphocytes, these molecules are termed lymphokines. Some T cells produce cytokines to regulate lymphocyte activation, growth, and differentiation, while other T-cell populations principally function to activate and regulate inflammatory cells. These T cell-derived cytokines are consequently...
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