Considering the diverse and important role helper T cells play in the immune
system, it is not surprising that ...
The Central Role of Helper T Cells Helper T (TH) cells are critical to coordinating
the activity of the immune response. The chemical messages they secrete ...
What are Th cells? T-helper cells (Th cells) are a subset of αβT-cells that usually
express the CD4 co-receptor and have a major role in controlling and regulating
T-helper cell: A type of T cell that provides help to other cells in the immune
response by recognizing foreign antigens and secreting substances called
White blood cells are important for the immune response in humans. These cells
come in many forms, and each type has a particular function in the...
These cells have a number of direct functions, but they get their name from the
help they provide to other types of effector cells, such as B cells and cytotoxic T ...
Helper T cells assist other white blood cells in immunologic processes by
facilitating cytokines that activate and direct other immune cells. Their primary
These activated T cells are called helper T cells, although this term does not
accurately describe all of their functions. Helper T cells develop in one of two ...
Introduction to helper T cells and their role in activating B cells.
(hěl'pər) Any of various T cells that, when stimulated by a specific antigen,
release lymphokines that promote the activation and function of B cells and killer