Lyt antigen

Lyt antigen
A set of plasmalemmal surface glycoproteins on mouse T-lymphocytes. Possession of Lyt 1 partly defines a T-helper cell, and of Lyt 2,3 suppressor and cytotoxic cells. Formerly known as Ly antigens; see also Lyb antigen.

Dictionary of molecular biology. 2004.

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