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Janeway CA Jr, Travers P, Walport M, et al. Immunobiology: The Immune System in Health and Disease. 5th edition. New York: Garland Science; 2001.

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Immunobiology: The Immune System in Health and Disease. 5th edition.

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Figure 1.6. Natural killer (NK) cells.

Figure 1.6Natural killer (NK) cells

These are large granular lymphocyte-like cells with important functions in innate immunity. Although lacking antigen-specific receptors, they can detect and attack certain virus-infected cells. Photograph courtesy of N. Rooney and B. Smith.

From: The components of the immune system

Copyright © 2001, Garland Science.

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