November 25, 1999
Harvard Medical School
Researchers at the Center for Blood Research and Harvard Medical School report in the November 23 Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences the development of an animal model that literally illuminates one of the most dramatic and, until now, obscure events in the body: how the immune system turns immature T cells into specialized killer, or cytotoxic, T cells, capable of seeking out and destroying cells maimed by cancer and infection.
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