lymphocyte lymphocyte  /ˈlɪm fə ˌsaɪt/


  • (n) an agranulocytic leukocyte that normally makes up a quarter of the white blood cell count but increases in the presence of infection


  1. The nub of the matter seems to be the nucleus of the lymphocyte cell.
  2. A picture of the HIV virus burgeoning on a lymphocyte, taken under a microscope and released in 2001 by Institut Pasteur, a French medical-research nonprofit.
  3. This gene would be inserted into an extracted immune cell called a tumor-infiltrating lymphocyte.


  • Major setback for HIV cure

    Scanning electron micrograph of HIV-1 budding from cultured lymphocyte. The multiple round bumps on cell surface represent sites of assembly and budding of virions.
    on October 24, 2013     Source: Fox News

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  1. "We are currently treating advanced melanoma patients using adoptive transfer of genetically altered lymphocytes, and we have now expressed other lymphocyte receptors that recognize breast, lung, and other cancers," said Rosenberg.
    on Sep 1, 2006 By: Steven Rosenberg Source: Science Daily (press release)

  2. "The study demonstrated that immune-based therapies, specifically the lymphocyte-based therapy we used, could result in tumor regression," Bishop said.
    on Sep 1, 2004 By: Michael Bishop Source: Science Daily (press release)

  3. "The study provides support for the concept that B-lymphocytes play a central role in rheumatoid arthritis and suggests that B-lymphocyte targeted therapy has potential," said Professor Jonathan Edwards, MD, University College of London, United...
    on Jun 17, 2004 By: Jonathan Edwards Source: Newswise (press release)

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