Antigen-Presenting Cell(APC)

What is Antigen-Presenting Cell(APC)?

Antigen-Presenting Cell(APC) meaning A type of immune cell that enables a T lymphocyte (T cell) to recognize an antigen and mount an immune response against the antigen. Antigen-presenting cells (APCs) include macrophages, dendritic cells, and B lymphocytes (B cells). Related Term(s): Antigen, Immune Response, T Lymphocyte

 

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