TH1 vs TH2

David Peritt Peritt_d at
Thu Jul 20 12:09:27 EST 1995

In article <x1IggBo.aguldo at> bogleb, aguldo at writes:
>Can someone please explain the features of a TH1 vs a TH2 immune
>response?  I gather that a TH1 cell is more of a cytokine-producing
>cell, while a TH2 cell is more directly involved in encouraging
>antibody production in a B cell.  A list of relevant cytokines and
>cell surface markers would be nice to know, too.  Thanks.

This phenomena has received much attention these last few years.  There
are many excellent reviews in the literature which can bo obtained at any
good medical library.

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