leukocytes


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leukocytes

White blood cells. They help to combat injuries and attack microorganisms invading the body. Types include granulocytes (eosinophils, neutrophils, and basophils) and agranulocytes (lymphocytes and monocytes).
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Orally Active Small Molecule with Anti-Inflammatory Effect due to Suppression of Infiltration by Leukocytes into Inflamed Sites
This may be due to the acceleration of wound healing by increasing local inflammatory response of leukocytes.
Leukocytes that lack these integrin fail to attach to blood vessel wall to contribute in immune response.1
In comparison, changes that can be seen under a microscope, such as chromatin degradation and cytoplasmic fragmentation in leukocytes, and erythrocyte deformations, can occur in just one day.
By blocking the binding of CXCL12 ligand to the CXCR4 receptor, X4P-001-LD is designed to normalize the signaling from the mutant CXCR4 receptor to promote normal release of neutrophils and leukocytes, thereby restoring immune surveillance and normal immune function.
[sup.111]In-leukocyte scintigraphy is a diagnostic imaging tool that displays the distribution of radiolabelled autologous leukocytes in the body.
Leukocytes migrate to their sites of activity via a carefully regulated multistep adhesion cascade.
Louis, MO, USA; 0.02% in 100 [micro]l PBS) was injected intravenously to visualize leukocytes (labeled red).
Hematological Response of Acute Exercise in Obese Mice: The Obesity Attenuation Effect on Leukocytes Response.
The inflammatory mediators such as prostaglandins and leukotrienes are formed with the help of enzyme phospholipase [A.sub.2]; these mediators attract polymorphonuclear leukocytes to the site of inflammation thereby leading to tissue injury.

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