PMID: 154537Jan 1, 1979

An estimate of the minimal frequency of cytolytic T lymphocyte effector cells generated in allogeneic reactions

Journal of Immunological Methods
H D Engers, F W Fitch


A 'micro' modification of the standard 51Cr release assay was developed. With this assay, significant cytolysis was obtained employing 100--200 51Cr-labeled target cells and fewer than 100 lymphocytes obtained from mixed leukocyte cultures. A minimal estimate as to the actual frequency of effector cells was determined for both primary (1 cell in 30) and secondary (1 cells in 8) cytolytic T lymphocyte populations.


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