Help on Natural Killer Cells

Tom C cigolott at
Thu Sep 21 03:41:32 EST 1995

In message <43k3dv$mbr at> - David Peritt <Peritt_d at a1.mscf.upen> writes:
:In article <43hvho$70j at> Gary C. Pien, Gary_Pien at
:>specific T cell receptor (TCR) 
:>Thus, the target specificity of NK cells is greater than that for CTLs. 
:Why is target specificity greater in NK over CTL's?  So how do NK cells
:know self from foreign?  The negative signaling of the class I like
:recognition structures is an interesting begginning.

You(s) might wanna check out (both reprinted)

Immunity in Infectious Disease
Ely Metchnikov

Comparative Pathology of Imflamation
Ely Metchnikov

He looked at all these factors and may have some insite

tom c.

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