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What is the type of t-cell that kills virus-infected and tumor cells?

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Dr. Joseph Woods
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In brief: The T 8 cell.

This is called the killer t cell because it kills virally infected cells, among other things.
The other predominant kind, the T4 cell, is a central director of the immune response.

In brief: The T 8 cell.

This is called the killer t cell because it kills virally infected cells, among other things.
The other predominant kind, the T4 cell, is a central director of the immune response.
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