Number of CD8 T lymphocytes

Range ≈2×10^7 cells
Organism Mouse Mus musculus
Reference Lonchay C et al., Correlation between tumor regression and T cell responses in melanoma patients vaccinated with a MAGE antigen. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2004 Oct 5 101 Suppl 2: 14631-8. p.14637 right column bottom paragraphPubMed ID15452345
Comments p.14637 right column bottom paragraph:"Because mice contain ˜2×10^7 CD8 T lymphocytes, their tumor rejection appears to be initiated by a group of ˜20,000 specific CTLs (Cytotoxic T Lymphocytes)."
Entered by Uri M
ID 111623