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Age of Immune Cells May Play a Role in Immunotherapy Effectiveness

News   Mar 25, 2020 | Original story from the Washington University School of Medicine in St Louis

 
Age of Immune Cells May Play a Role in Immunotherapy Effectiveness

Pictured is a natural killer (NK) cell that researchers developed in the lab from human pluripotent stem cells. These NK cells mimic the properties of those found in the yolk sac during the earliest stages of development. White arrows point out granules that contain potent anti-cancer enzymes. Adult NK cells have very few of these granules. Credit: Sturgeon Lab

 
 
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