T cells

T cells are specialized lymphocytes that have vital roles in the immune system. Since their initial description in the 1960s, they have become a major focus of immunology research. In this Nature Milestone on T cells, we explore and celebrate pivotal studies that advanced our understanding of various aspects of T cell biology, including their functions in health and disease and potential for therapeutic application.

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