Cytotoxic T cells

Cytotoxic T cells

The animation illustrates how cytotoxic T cells kill virus-infected cells. It shows how the body, in response to a virus infection, can produce clones of cytotoxic T cells that specifically target and destroy infected cells. The movie highlights key molecules that enable the cytotoxic T cell to kill only infected cells while leaving healthy cells unharmed.

Etsuko Uno

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