The cells of the lymphoid tissues primarily involved in the generation of specific immune responses are the lymphocytes. As well as the lymphocytes, cells of the monocyte-macrophage series, which are collectively called accessory cells (ACs) are essential for generation of both cellular and humoral (antibody) responses. They play a large part in regulating immune responses, by presenting antigen to T and B cells, by degrading antigen and by release of mediators.
KeywordsAlbumin Lymphoma Sarcoma Polypeptide Interferon
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