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The sections in this article are:

1 T Lymphocyte Subsets
1.1 Helper (CD4) and Cytotoxic (CD8) T Cell Subsets
1.2 Naive and Memory T Cell Subsets
1.3 Other T Cell Subsets
2 T Lymphocyte Function
2.1 IL‐2 Production
2.2 Response to IL‐2
2.3 Production of Other Lymphokines
2.4 T Cell Activation
2.5 Clonal Diversify. A “Mosaic” Model for T Cell Senescence
3 T Cell Development
3.1 Thymic Involution
3.2 Prothymocyles
4 B Lymphocytes
4.1 B Cell Number and Subsets
4.2 Proliferation and Antibody Production
4.3 Antibodies: Levels, Repertoire, and Autoreactivity
5 B Cell Development
6 Accessory Cells and Their Cytokines
6.1 Dendritic Cells and Langerhans Cells
6.2 Cytokine Production
7 Natural Cytotoxicity
8 Restoration of Immune Function
9 Immunity, Disease, and Longevity
10 Summary: Immune Models for Aging Research
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Richard A. Miller. Immune System. Compr Physiol 2011, Supplement 28: Handbook of Physiology, Aging: 555-590. First published in print 1995. doi: 10.1002/cphy.cp110121