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EMBRYONIC DEVELOPMENT & STEM CELL COMPENDIUM
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Natural Killer Cells (PrB)


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Natural killer (NK) cells are a subset of cytotoxic lymphocytes that are a component of the innate immune system. NK cells differentiate and mature in the bone marrow, spleen, thymus and tonsils and then enter the circulation. Their cytoplasm consists of small granules that contain granzymes.

Prenatal - Postnatal
NK cells
Natural Killer Cells
Multiple Ancestors Single Ancestor No Descendants Develops from Part of Parent