Published in Blood Weekly, May 8th, 2003
"The T-cell subset expressing Vdelta2 paired primarily with Vgamma2 comprises a majority of gammadelta T cells in human adult peripheral blood and expands significantly during a variety of infectious diseases," scientists in Japan noted. "In contrast, the other subset of gammadelta T-cells that express Vdelta1 is rare among circulating T-cells and its function is poorly understood."
H. Narazaki and colleagues at Nippon Medical College found that "a Vgamma1Vdelta1+ T-cell line, 3-D, established from human peripheral blood by immortalization with Herpesvirus...
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