monocytes


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monocytes

A type of large white blood cell. See leukocytes.
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The researchers believe that the newly arrived monocytes could worsen tissue damage because they may exacerbate ongoing or underlying inflammation, but this aspect is still under study.
We believe that circulating monocytes may play a significant role in the development and progression of brainmetastases as a separate, distinct population from the resident macrophage population (microglia) within the brain.
This article will describe a pyrogen detection method based on the Monocyte Activation Test (MAT), which incorporates an assay based on human monocytes conducted in vitro, instead of using animals.
Selectively eliminating FLIP in mice resulted in an over-abundance of granulocytes and a reduction in monocytes and related cells.
Stimulation of human monocytes with lipopolysaccharide (LPS) is initiated when LPS binds to Toll-like receptor 4 (TLR4) and the receptor associated proteins, CD14 and myeloid differentiation protein 2 (MD2).
The microparticles work by binding to the monocytes and diverting them to the spleen, where the body disposes of dying cells.
Researchers concluded that Bi-07 consumption improved innate phagocytic activity of monocytes and granulocytes in healthy elderly.
The scientists triggered the monocytes to move away from inflamed sites to the spleen, where they are destroyed.
In conclusion, they said that the inter-individual variations of endothelial cell marker expression and soluble adhesion molecules might explain why some patients develop adequate collateral circulation whereas others do not, as well as the functional endothelium, inflammatory cells, specifically monocytes, and endothelial progenitor cells.
The aim of this study is to investigate the intracellular ionic fluctuations in human monocytes after exposure to bioactive glass particles.
VPAC1 is a deactivating factor for peripheral blood monocytes by inhibiting the production of many proinflammatory cytokines, but fails to increase intracellular cAMP levels.
All-trans retinoic acid shifts Propionibacterium acnes-induced matrix degradation expression profile toward matrix preservation in human monocytes Jalian HR, Liu PT, Kanchanapoomi M et al.

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