granulocytes


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granulocytes

White blood cells with cytoplasm that contains granules. See leukocytes.
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Human umbilical cord blood was then used as a source of a progenitor cell type of monocytes and granulocytes.
Granulocyte colony-stimulating factor (G-CSF) is a glycoprotein that stimulates the bone marrow to produce granulocytes and stem cells and release them into the blood.
Automatic determination of incomparable granulocytes WEIGHT 20, 2/3.
Morphologically different subpopulations including hyalinocytes, semigranulocytes, and granulocytes were defined by their relative size and subcellular complexity.
Lymphocytes from cystinotic patients contain much less cystine than do the granulocytes (23), and because the percentage of lymphocytes in mixed leukocyte preparations can vary significantly, a patient will have an artifactually lower cystine/protein at a time when he or she happens to have a high concentration of lymphocytes.
Intratracheal LPS instillation in rats was used as a model system for AB to study the effects of BRO on three aspects of the disease in vivo: (i) bronchial inflammation via mucosal and submucosal granulocyte infiltration, (ii) mobilization of granulocytes into the bronchoalveolar fluid (BALF) and blood and (iii) the number of bronchial goblet cells as an indirect measure of tissue remodeling and mucus production.
Granulocytes make up 60 percent of the white blood cells.
It acts as a potent hematopoietic factor that enhances the survival and drives differentiation of myeloid lineage cells, resulting in the generation of neutrophilic granulocytes.
These crucial roles result from its ability to influence the function of mature and immature myeloid cells, such as eosinophils, macrophages, dendritic cells (DCs), and granulocytes (5).
Histopathologic examination revealed infiltration of lymphocytes, plasma cells, and granulocytes in the lamina propria of the duodenum and cross-sections of trematodes in the lumen.
Plasmocytes, postulated homologues of mammals' macrophages, as well as granulocytes of representatives of Dictyoptera order form 70% of locomotory subpopulation of circulating hemocytes [6].
Animals and humans adapt to this new situation by ramping up the production of granulocytes within the first days of life.

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