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. [ http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15771571 https://www.worldcat.org/search?q=bn%3A0781735149 GOC:add ]

This is just here as a test because I lose it

Term information

database cross reference
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.

has broad synonym

null cell

large granular lymphocyte