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Descriptor English: Cytokine-Induced Killer Cells
Descriptor Spanish: Células Asesinas Inducidas por Citocinas
Descriptor Portuguese: Células Matadoras Induzidas por Citocinas
Descriptor French: Cellules CIK
Entry term(s): CIK Cell
CIK Cells
Cell, Lymphocyte-Activated Killer
Cells, Lymphocyte-Activated Killer
Cytokine Induced Killer Cells
Cytokine-Induced Killer Cell
Killer Cell, Cytokine-Induced
Killer Cell, Lymphocyte-Activated
Killer Cells, Cytokine-Induced
Killer Cells, Lymphocyte-Activated
Lymphocyte Activated Killer Cell
Lymphocyte Activated Killer Cells
Lymphocyte-Activated Killer Cell
Lymphocyte-Activated Killer Cells
Tree number(s): A11.118.637.555.283
A11.251.476
A15.145.229.637.555.283
A15.382.490.555.283
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D055612
Scope note: Mononuclear leukocytes that have been expanded in CELL CULTURE and activated with CYTOKINES such as INTERLEUKIN-2 to produce large numbers of highly cytotoxic cells.
Allowable Qualifiers: CH chemistry
CL classification
CY cytology
DE drug effects
EN enzymology
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
PA pathology
PH physiology
PS parasitology
RE radiation effects
TR transplantation
UL ultrastructure
VI virology
Public MeSH Note: 2009
History Note: 2009
DeCS ID: 52980
Unique ID: D055612
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Date Established: 2009/01/01
Date of Entry: 2008/07/08
Cytokine-Induced Killer Cells - Preferred
Concept UI M0518850
Scope note Mononuclear leukocytes that have been expanded in CELL CULTURE and activated with CYTOKINES such as INTERLEUKIN-2 to produce large numbers of highly cytotoxic cells.
Preferred term Cytokine-Induced Killer Cells
Entry term(s) CIK Cell
CIK Cells
Cytokine Induced Killer Cells
Cytokine-Induced Killer Cell
Killer Cell, Cytokine-Induced
Killer Cells, Cytokine-Induced
Lymphocyte-Activated Killer Cells - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0518977
Scope note Mononuclear leukocytes that have be expanded in CELL CULTURE and activated by co-culturing with cells that express CYTOKINES such as INTERLEUKIN-2 to produce large numbers of highly cytotoxic cells.
Preferred term Lymphocyte-Activated Killer Cells
Entry term(s) Cell, Lymphocyte-Activated Killer
Cells, Lymphocyte-Activated Killer
Killer Cell, Lymphocyte-Activated
Killer Cells, Lymphocyte-Activated
Lymphocyte Activated Killer Cell
Lymphocyte Activated Killer Cells
Lymphocyte-Activated Killer Cell



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