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Activation Of T Lymphocytes And The Role Of Adapter Lat (linker For The Activation Of T Cells)

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T lymphocytes , the receptor is composed of a gamma and a delta glycoprotein string . Gamma-delta T lymphocytes are quite rare , comprising only approximately 5 of the entire T lymphocyte population but are found in high concentrations in the epithelial lining of the stomach , as part of population of intraepithelial lymphocytes . Protein antigens that trigger a response from gamma-delta T cells have still yet to be determined . It is interesting to know that gamma-delta T lymphocytes are not exclusively assigned to...