flow cytometry

CD5

What is CD5? CD5 is a protein that is normally made by specialized immune cells called T cells. Most lymphomas that start from T cells, including peripheral T cell lymphoma, anaplastic large cell lymphoma, and extranodal T cell lymphoma, make CD5. Abnormal B cells can also make CD5, and some lymphomas that start from these …
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CD3

What is CD3? CD3 is a protein that is normally made by two types of specialized immune cells: T cells and NK cells. Most lymphomas that start from T and NK cells, including peripheral T cell lymphoma, anaplastic large cell lymphoma, and NK/T cell lymphoma, also make CD3. Why do pathologists test for CD3? The …
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