"CD4-Positive T-Lymphocytes" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A critical subpopulation of T-lymphocytes involved in the induction of most immunological functions. The HIV virus has selective tropism for the T4 cell which expresses the CD4 phenotypic marker, a receptor for HIV. In fact, the key element in the profound immunosuppression seen in HIV infection is the depletion of this subset of T-lymphocytes.
- CD4-Positive T-Lymphocytes
- CD4 Positive T Lymphocytes
- CD4-Positive T-Lymphocyte
- T-Lymphocyte, CD4-Positive
- T-Lymphocytes, CD4-Positive
- CD4-Positive Lymphocytes
- CD4-Positive Lymphocyte
- Lymphocyte, CD4-Positive
- Lymphocytes, CD4-Positive
- T4 Cells
- T4 Cell
- T4 Lymphocytes
- T4 Lymphocyte
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