granulocytes


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granulocytes

White blood cells with cytoplasm that contains granules. See leukocytes.
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ABSTRACT Research on eosinophilic and basophilic granulocytes in bivalve species has focused primarily on their morphologies and dye affinities.
GM-CSF stimulates stem cells to produce granulocytes (neutrophils, eosinophils, and basophils) and monocytes.
Parameters include immature granulocytes with every differential.
The greatest changes were seen in the white blood cells known as granulocytes, which showed a loss of day-night rhythmicity, along with increased numbers, particularly at night.
They found that granulocytes drastically increased numbers in these men.
Granulocytes are a type of immune cell that up until recently have not been considered particularly effective in killing cancer cells.
Granulocytes are WBC that contain granules in their cytoplasm and consist of neutrophils, eosinophils and basophils in the peripheral blood.
Fales (National Institutes of Health, Maryland), contributing to an article on the phosphorylation site analysis of MRP14 purified from granulocytes, commenting on proteome analysis, and discussing the analysis of single cells and molecules.
He had a particular subset of white blood cells called neutrophil granulocytes that gave him an immune system capable of searching out and killing cancer cells.
Micromet AG (Munich, Germany) has patented a (poly)peptide construct consisting of at least two domains of at least two pluralities of domains wherein one of said domains or pluralities of domains comprises a de-immunized autoreactive antigen or (a) fragment(s) thereof specifically recognized by the Ig receptors of an autoreactive B-cells and wherein a/the further domain or plurality of domains comprises an effector molecule capable of interacting with and/or of activating NK-cells, T-cells, macrophages, monocytes and/or granulocytes.
To examine how a cell's maturity affects its usefulness for cloning, Xiangzhong (Jerry) Yang of the University of Connecticut in Storrs and his colleagues worked with three types of blood cells from a mouse: stem cells that produce all types of blood cells, more-mature cells that can make only a few blood cell types, and fully mature white blood cells called granulocytes that can no longer divide.
Eosinophilic granulocytes also migrate into areas of tissue that have been injured.

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