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Author: Sabine Heinrichs

Killer T Cells Support Tissue Regeneration  


Researchers at the Leibniz Institute for Immunotherapy (LIT) have demonstrated that killer T cells of the immune system not only eliminate pathologically altered cells, but also promote the subsequent tissue wound healing process.

Even T cells get tired


T cells, working within our immune system, can potentially infiltrate tumors and kill cancer cells. But they often get worn out or ‘exhausted,’ which puts the anti-cancer immune reaction on hold.