CTLs: Why aren't CTLs injured during target cell lysis?

Capt.Chaos bernasg at GORT.CANISIUS.EDU
Thu Apr 24 12:18:48 EST 1997


CTLs are not killed during the lytic process.  However, CTLs can be 
killed by other CTLs and by high concentrations of perforin or 
CTL-derived cell toxin.

Why then, are CTLs not injured during target cell lysis?

thank you for your reply.

geoff bernas



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