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monocytes,

n.pl the largest of the white blood cells. They have one nucleus and a large amount of grayish-blue cytoplasm. Develop into macrophages and both consume foreign material and alert T cells to its presence.
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IFN-[gamma]-primed THP-1 monocytes stimulated with LPS in the presence of Nc-5-s secreted less of the pro-inflammatory cytokine IL-6 than monocytes stimulated without Nc-5-s (Fig.
The viability of the monocytes cells cultured in the presence of bioglass conditioned medium and with bioglass particles were compared with the control, i.
Agranular CD4+ CD56+ hematodermic neoplasm (blastic NK-cell lymphoma) originates from a population of CD56+ precursor cells related to plasmacytoid monocytes.
The monocytes crawl through the endothelial cells that line the artery, and take up residence in the wall.
Clint Robbins, lead author on the study and an Assistant Professor in U of T's Departments of Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology, and Immunology, said that until now, the thinking was that inflammatory macrophages arise mainly from the recruitment of their precursors - monocytes - from the bloodstream.
Others have shown that tumors recruit monocytes to future metastatic sites, which help to set up a permissive environment for tumor cells to metastasize, " Watnick notes.
It is normally absent from the surface of endothelial cells, but when the vasculature is injured or cells such as monocytes, macrophages or fibroblasts come into contact with different stimuli, the TF is induced to express itself on the cell surface ([empty set] sterud 2010).
While more work is needed to fully understand how the radiation confers long-term protection," Howell said, "radiation appears to hinder the adhesion and migration of monocytes into the areas of the eye prone to nerve damage.
In the new study, scientists add to this list of duties, showing that the spleen stores monocytes in compartments close to mainstream blood vessels.
We also studied the in vitro effects of adding CRP to activated monocytes from hypertensive individuals on the cellular expression of TF-and MCP-1 mRNA and MCP-1 protein.

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