Henry Ford Hospital Medical Journal

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Lymphocytes: 1979


Rapid progress has been made in understanding the complexity of the immune system. The current status of lymphocyte subpopulations with regard to ontogenic development, their surface and intracellular markers, and functions in various Immunologic phenomena has been reviewed. Heterogeneity of T lymphocytes as defined by receptors for immunoglobulin isotypes is discussed in detail. Various cell types and their products involved in immunoregulatlon are also presented.