What are infected cells?

Some articles on cells, infected cells, infected, cell:

... HIV infects vital cells in the human immune system such as helper T cells (specifically CD4+ T cells), macrophages, and dendritic cells ... HIV infection leads to low levels of CD4+ T cells through three main mechanisms First, direct viral killing of infected cells second, increased rates of apoptosis in infected cells and third, killing of infected CD4 ... When CD4+ T cell numbers decline below a critical level, cell-mediated immunity is lost, and the body becomes progressively more susceptible to opportunistic infections ...
Orbivirus - Genome
... NS1 is the most abundant protein in BTV infected cells ... that may be involved in translocation of progeny virus particles to the cell membrane ... bodies that form within the cytoplasm of infected cells ...
Animal Virology - African Swine Fever Virus
... virus (ASFV) is a large double-stranded DNA virus which replicates in the cytoplasm of infected cells and is the only member of the Asfarviridae family ... with other viral haemorrhagic fevers, the main target cells for replication are those of monocyte, macrophage lineage ... repair system, structural proteins and many proteins that are not essential for replication in cells but have roles in virus survival and transmission ...
Rolf M. Zinkernagel - Career - Nobel Prize
... how the immune system recognizes virus-infected cells ... Viruses infect host cells and reproduce inside them ... Killer T-cells destroy those infected cells so that the viruses can't reproduce ...

Famous quotes containing the words cells and/or infected:

    If I’d written all the truth I knew for the past ten years, about 600 people—including me—would be rotting in prison cells from Rio to Seattle today. Absolute truth is a very rare and dangerous commodity in the context of professional journalism.
    Hunter S. Thompson (b. 1939)

    I will through and through
    Cleanse the foul body of th’ infected world,
    If they will patiently receive my medicine.
    William Shakespeare (1564–1616)