Natural killer cells (NK cells)

What are natural killer cells? Natural killer (NK) cells are a type of lymphocyte and a part of the body’s immune system. They are called “natural killers” because they do not require prior activation to kill infected or abnormal cells, as opposed to other immune cells, such as T cells and B cells. What do …
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Inflammatory cells

What are inflammatory cells? Inflammatory cells are part of the body’s natural defense response to injury or disease. They are part of the immune system. These cells have many roles in the body such as destroying and eliminating a disease (such as a virus), calling other inflammatory cells to respond to the disease, or helping …
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