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mucosal invariant T cell

^ http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/CL_0000940


An alpha-beta T cell that is found in the lamina propria of mucosal tissues and is restricted by the MR-1 molecule. [ GOC:pam http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19416870 GOC:tfm GOC:add http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/go/references/0000031 ]

Synonyms: mucosal invariant T-cell, mucosal invariant T lymphocyte, mucosal invariant T-lymphocyte