monocytes


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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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Recent studies ([2,23,24]) indicate that the recruitment and activation of neutrophils and monocytes secondary to stasis (and not endothelial injury) are early events in VTE.
Human umbilical cord blood was then used as a source of a progenitor cell type of monocytes and granulocytes.
To evaluate whether asiatic acid could inhibit TNF-[alpha]-induced adhesion and migration of monocytes on top of the suppressed total VCAM-1 expression, monocyte adhesion assay and migration assay were performed under static condition.
Monocytes were cultured with the CD89 complex and competition was performed by adding CD89 Ab or MR Ab (as a negative control).
In addition to quantification of the protein content, we investigated the SOD2 gene expression in monocytes from hemodialysis patients, patients with CKD, and healthy control subjects.
However, overwhelming evidence suggests that bone-marrow--derived circulating monocytes can be recruited to the site of injury early during inflammation in tissues, where they differentiate into macrophages.
In contrast CD16-negative monocytes expressed higher levels of myelo-peroxidase (MPO), cathepsin G (CTSG), protein S100-A9 (S100A9), eosinophil cationic protein (RNASE3) and lysozyme (LYZ) which indicated their greater capability to kill microbes as compared to CD16-positive monocytes [7].
As an inference, it has been thought that smoking may, in part, explain the changed level of blood pressure, total and differential leucocyte count (TLC), eosinophil count and monocyte count.
Cytokine production was then evaluated in the PBMCs inoculated with DENV-2 or mock supernatant for 12 or 24 hours using flow cytometry The CD14+ monocytes were the only cell subset that produced TNF-[alpha] and IL-6; for example, at 24 h p.
The scientists triggered the monocytes to move away from inflamed sites to the spleen, where they are destroyed.
Expression and activation of intracellular receptors TLR7, TLR8 and TLR9 in peripheral blood monocytes from HIV-infected patients

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