macrophage activation

macrophage activation

The array of processes that upregulate macrophage activity.
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Macrophage activation syndrome patients have profoundly depressed natural-killer cell function.
Pancytopenia in acute severe malaria is commonly a result of bone marrow suppression, microangiopathic haemolytic anaemia and rarely as a result of inappropriate macrophage activation associated with hemophagocytosis (5).
Chondrocyte Harvesting Cardiovascular Grafts Epidermal Grafts Macrophage Activation Skin Cell Suspension Thrombin/Platelet Gels Platelet Rich Plasma Stem Cell Isolation
The opening chapters of this collection describe antimicrobial peptides as effectors in innate skin defense, the role of mucins in the innate immune system, natural killer cell function, toll-like receptors, macrophage activation during ocular inflammation, and TNF for the control of tuberculosis infection.
Macrophage activation for phagocytosis and antigen presentation is the first step in the immune development cascade.
The whole entire cascade of macrophage activation and [microbial translocation] needs to be looked at more carefully"
Previous reports suggested that brain injury can affect T-cell immunity and macrophage activation, both important for an intact host response to tuberculosis.
In patients with chronic HF, galectin-3 concentrations have been correlated with markers of extracellular matrix turnover, such as type III amino-terminal propeptide of procollagen (PIIINP) and matrix metalloproteinase 2 (MMP2), implying a relationship between macrophage activation and collagen turnover (18).
A growing body of evidence links macrophage activation and fibrosis to the pathogenesis of heart failure.
High levels of sCDH indicate macrophage activation, a key component of innate immunity.
Exploring the full spectrum of macrophage activation.

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