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XB-ANAT-639

Anatomy Term: natural killer cell
XAO ID: 0003156
Synonyms: NK cell
Definition: "A lymphocyte that can spontaneously kill a variety of target cells without prior antigenic activation via germline encoded activation receptors and also regulate immune responses via cytokine release and direct contact with other cells."
Stage Range: NF stage 40 to death
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Parent(s): lymphocyte (is_a)

 


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