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Macrophages: Biology and Role in the Pathology of Diseases

Macrophages are a key component of the innate immune system and play an integral role in host defense and homeostasis. On one hand, these cells contribute to host defence by triggering inflammation, displaying microbicidal/tumoricidal properties, regulating the activation of adaptive immunity and promoting resolution of inflammation. On the other hand, they contribute to essential trophic functions such as neural patterning, bone morphogenesis and ductal branching in mammary glands. Thus,…

Handbook Of Macrophages

Pub Date : 2012 | Author : Rikiya Takahashi | Publisher : Nova Biomedical

ISBN 10 : 1620811626
ISBN 13 : 9781620811627

Macrophages are widely distributed innate immune cells, which play a pivotal role not only in the primary response to pathogens but also in adaptive immune response, in tissue repa..


Pub Date : 2017-04-26 | Author : Malgorzata Kloc | Publisher : Springer

ISBN 10 : 9783319540900
ISBN 13 : 3319540904

This volume gives a state-of-the-art overview on macrophage functions in various invertebrate and vertebrate systems and diseases. It also covers various aspects of macrophage deve..

Immunobiology Of The Macrophage

Pub Date : 2014-06-28 | Author : David S. Nelson | Publisher : Academic Press

ISBN 10 : 9781483274775
ISBN 13 : 1483274772

Immunobiology of the Macrophage presents an account of the state of knowledge of the immunobiology of the macrophage. The book’s contributors—immunologists of diverse scientifi..

Cytokine Knockouts

Pub Date : 2013-04-17 | Author : Scott K. Durum | Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN 10 : 9781475727531
ISBN 13 : 1475727534

My personal history in the field of cytokines had an initial period of several years during which my student and then colleague, Werner Muller, tried in vain to attract me to them...

Biology Of Disease

Pub Date : 2006-10-26 | Author : Nessar Ahmed | Publisher : Taylor & Francis

ISBN 10 : 9781135728724
ISBN 13 : 1135728720

Biology of Disease describes the biology of_many of the human disorders and diseases_that are encountered in a clinical setting._It is designed for first and second year students i..

The Macrophage

Pub Date : 2002 | Author : Bernard Burke | Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN 10 : 0192631977
ISBN 13 : 9780192631978

The Macrophage, second edition provides a unique, comprehensive review of the current scientific knowledge of the multifaceted role of this important and intriguing cell in health ..

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