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Term:
natural killer cell mediated cytotoxicity (GO:0042267)
Annotations: Rat: (66) Mouse: (59) Human: (62) Chinchilla: (41) Bonobo: (50) Dog: (27) Squirrel: (1) Pig: (30)
Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
antibody-dependent cellular cytotoxicity +   
microglial cell mediated cytotoxicity +   
natural killer cell cytokine production +   
natural killer cell mediated cytotoxicity +   
The directed killing of a target cell by a natural killer cell through the release of granules containing cytotoxic mediators or through the engagement of death receptors.
natural killer cell mediated immune response to tumor cell +   
negative regulation of leukocyte mediated cytotoxicity +   
negative regulation of natural killer cell mediated immunity +   
neutrophil mediated cytotoxicity +   
positive regulation of leukocyte mediated cytotoxicity +   
positive regulation of natural killer cell mediated immunity +   
regulation of leukocyte mediated cytotoxicity +   
regulation of natural killer cell mediated immunity +   
T cell mediated cytotoxicity +   

Synonyms
Exact Synonyms: NK cell mediated cell death ;   NK cell mediated cell killing ;   NK cell mediated cytotoxicity ;   natural killer cell mediated cell death ;   natural killer cell mediated cell killing
Related Synonyms: NK cell mediated cytolysis ;   killer activity ;   natural killer cell mediated cytolysis
Definition Sources: GOC:add, GOC:pr

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