TABLE 2

Definition of sorted peripheral blood and tonsillar lymphocyte subsetsa

Subset nameDefinition
CD4+ TNCD3+ CD19 CD4+ CD8 CD45RO CCR7+
CD4+ TMCD3+ CD19 CD4+ CD8 CD45RO+ CCR7
BNCD19+ CD38low CD27 IgM+
BMCD19+ CD38low CD27+ IgM
  • a TN, naive T cells; TM, memory T cells; BN, naive B cells; BM, memory B cells.