Cytotoxic

Definition of Cytotoxic:

A compound that produces a toxic effect on cells.

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CD3

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“...T-cells (CD3 cells) are divided into T-helper (CD4 cells) and T-suppressor/cytotoxic (CD8 cells) cells...”

CD4

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“...T-cells (CD3 cells) are divided into T-helper (CD4 cells) and T-suppressor/cytotoxic (CD8 cells) cells...”
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CD8

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“...T-cells (CD3 cells) are divided into T-helper (CD4 cells) and T-suppressor/cytotoxic (CD8 cells) cells...”

Chemotherapy

...as a treatment
“...It is most often used to treat cancer, by means of cytotoxic and other drugs...”

Heparin

...as a treatment
“...Some conditions that appear to be sensitive to heparin include ... Adult respiratory distress syndrome (Reduces cell activation and accumulation in airways, neutralizes mediators and cytotoxic cell products, and improves lung function in animal models)...”

Histiocytosis X

...the condition
“...Treatment and Prevention: All three disorders may be treated with corticosteroids and cytotoxic drugs such as cyclophosphamide, although no therapy is clearly beneficial...”

Immune System Imbalance (TH2 Dominance)

...the condition
“...Th1 cells secrete INF-gamma and IL-2, which activate macrophages and cytotoxic T-cells to kill intracellular organisms; Type Th2 cells secrete IL-4, IL-5, IL-6 and IL-10, which help B cells to secrete protective antibodies...”
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Immunotherapy

...as a treatment
“...Dendritic cell-based immunotherapy utilizes dendritic cells to activate a cytotoxic response towards an antigen...”

Ovarian Cancer

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“...eggs showed the strongest association with fatal ovarian cancer, perhaps due to interference with cholesterol biosynthesis and consequently the manufacture of ovarian hormones from the production of cytotoxic oxidation products of cholesterol...”

Selenium Requirement

...the condition
“...Lymphocytes from volunteers supplemented with selenium (as sodium selenite) at 200mcg per day showed an enhanced response to antigen stimulation and an increased ability to develop into cytotoxic lymphocytes and to destroy tumor cells...”

Sideroblastic Anemia

...the condition
“...Although some sideroblastic anemias are hereditary, most are acquired and are associated with drugs (alcohol, isoniazid, chloramphenicol, cytotoxic agents, and other vitamin B6 antagonists), heavy metals (lead), and various hematologic, neoplastic and inflammatory diseases...”

Susceptibility To Miscarriages

...the condition
“...IMMUNOPHENOTYPES: NATURAL KILLER CELLS AND CYTOTOXIC B-CELLS The immune system is composed of more than 30 types of white blood cells including neutrophils, monocytes and lymphocytes...”

White Blood Cell

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“...T-cells (CD3 cells) are divided into T-helper (CD4 cells) and T-suppressor/cytotoxic (CD8 cells) cells...”
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