cd4 meaning

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  • Noun: CD4
    1. A glycoprotein that is found primarily on the surface of helper T cells
      "CD4 is a receptor for HIV in humans"
      - cluster of differentiation 4

    Type of: glycoprotein

    Encyclopedia: CD4

  • [Medicine]
    n often attrib : a large glycoprotein that is found esp. on the surface of helper T cells, that is the receptor for HIV, and that usu. functions to facilitate recognition by helper T cell receptors of antigens complexed with molecules of a class that are found on the surface of antigen-presenting cells (as B cells and macrophages) and are the product of genes of the major histocompatibility complex


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  1. progress of idiopathic cd4 t-cell lymphocytopenia
  2. to correlate this pattern to hiv infected cd4 t cells
  3. advances on cell cd4 cd25 t research
  4. cxcr4 expression on cd4 t helper cells in hiv infection
  5. the role of cd4 cd25 regulatory t cell in immune tolerance and autoimmune diseases

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