I shall draw a diagram which will help you understand the mechanism with the help of which cytotoxic t lymphocytes kill virus-infected cells
Activated Cytotoxic t cell receptor binds to MHC I peptide complex Initiates Apoptosis Creates nuclear blebbing Virus-infected Cell morphology alteration Virus-infected cell DNA fragmentation Shedding of membrane-bound vesicles Shrinking of cell Virus-infected cell self-destruction process completed.
Thus the process of apoptosis is completed.
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