NK activity was evaluated in three patients with chronic granulomatous disease (CGD), a disorder in which phagocytic cells fail to undergo a stimulus-dependent burst of oxidative metabolism and thus do not generate toxic oxygen derivatives. In spite of the inability to produce reactive oxygen species, CGD mononuclear cells have normal NK activity.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||2|
|Journal||Journal of Immunology|
|State||Published - Jan 1 1984|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Immunology and Allergy