helper factormedical dictionary

A group of factors apparently produced by helper T lymphocytes that act specifically or non-specifically to transfer T-cell help to other classes of lymphocytes. The existence of specific T-cell helper factor is uncertain.

This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology

(11 Mar 2008)

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