K cells

Dictionary of molecular biology. 2004.

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  • K cells — 1. cells mediating antibody dependent cell mediated cytotoxicity; they are large lymphocytes without T or B cell surface markers. K cells recognize IgG antibody coating the target cell by means of Fc receptors. Lysis of the target cell is… …   Medical dictionary

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  • K (potassium) — K is the symbol for potassium, the major positive ion (cation) found inside of cells. The chemical notation for potassium is K+. The proper level of potassium is essential for normal cell function. An abnormal increase of potassium (hyperkalemia) …   Medical dictionary

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  • killer cells — (= K cells) (1) Mammalian cells which can lyse antibody coated target cells. They have a receptor for the Fc portion of IgG, and are probably of the mononuclear phagocyte lineage, though some may be lymphocytes. Not to be confused with cytotoxic… …   Dictionary of molecular biology

  • Ductal cells — refer to cells lining the pancreatic duct and are responsible for production of bicarbonate rich secretion. Ductal cells are stimulated by the hormone secretin and are responsible for maintenance of the duodenal pH and prevention of duodenal… …   Wikipedia

  • complementary cells — /ˌkɒmpləmɛntri ˈsɛlz/ (say .kompluhmentree selz) plural noun Botany cells fitting loosely together in the lenticel …   Australian English dictionary

  • Polysaccharide-K — Polysaccharide K, also known as PSK, is a proteoglycan found in the polypore fungus Trametes versicolor. The results obtained from a large number of published scientific studies and clinical trials show that PSK is a powerful immunomodulator… …   Wikipedia

  • Na+/K+-ATPase — Flow of ions. Alpha and beta units …   Wikipedia

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