dendritic cell

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dendritic cell

n.
Any of various white blood cells that have long projections from the cell body and function in the immune response by taking in and processing antigens and presenting them to T cells in lymph nodes, thus activating the T cells. Immature dendritic cells are found chiefly in skin and mucosal surfaces.
Translations
célula dendrítica
cellula dendritica
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2) However, more recent studies using cell-specific gene expression profiling suggest that LCH arises from bone marrow-derived immature myeloid dendritic cells rather than from epidermal Langerhans cells.
The product is a new Toll-like Receptor 8 agonist that directly activates multiple components of the innate immune system, which includes human myeloid dendritic cells, monocytes and natural killer cells.
Myeloid dendritic cells (mDCs) were detected as the cells expressed CD11c+, CD14-.
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