what is the difference between CD4 and CD8 cells?

Posted on: 7/4/2013 2:45:42 PM  Posted By: anyosop  Membership Level: Silver  Total Points: 401      

in study of HIV we meet these two cells whats their difference?


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Chadeshady
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There are two main types of T-cells. T-4 cells, also called CD4, are “helper” cells. They lead the attack against infections. T-8 cells (CD8) are “suppressor” cells that end the immune response. CD8 cells can also be “killer” cells that kill cancer cells and cells infected with a virus.
05 Jul 2013 @ 10:56


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