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Rights: Acknowledgement: Science Online, BSIP Lecaque/Science Photo Library Published 17 July 2018 Size: 15 MB Referencing Hub media

Killer T cells (or cytotoxic T cells) destroy pathogen-infected cells by shooting an enzyme into them. This makes the cell break into small pieces that can be eaten by nearby macrophages.

Acknowledgement: Science Online, BSIP Lecaque/Science Photo Library