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den·drit·ic cell

cell of neural crest origin with extensive processes; they develop melanin early.Synonym(s): Langerhans cells

dendritic cell

n.
1. An antigen-presenting leukocyte found in the skin, mucosa, and lymphoid tissues that initiates a primary immune response by activating lymphocytes and secreting cytokines.
2. A cell that has branching processes.

den·drit·ic cell

(den-drit'ik sel)
Cell of neural crest origin with extensive processes; they develop melanin early.

dendritic cell

See LANGERHANS CELL.

dendritic cell

a cell found predominately in LYMPHOID TISSUE, but also in BLOOD, that presents antigens to T-CELLS.

den·drit·ic cell

(den-drit'ik sel)
Cell of neural crest origin with extensive processes; they develop melanin early.
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Blastic Plasmacytoid Dendritic Cell Neoplasm: From Origin of the Cell to Targeted Therapies.
Interferon-a/dexamethasone affected the dendritic cells capacity in stimulating T cells proliferation and phagocytosis
Although high-grade follicular dendritic cell sarcoma may not have any pattern, fascicular, storiform, sheetlike, whorled, or jigsaw patterns are common.
Follicular dendritic cell sarcomas commonly occur in lymph nodes of cervical region but also in mediastinal and axillary lymph nodes [5, 7, 12].
Immunohistochemically, tumour cells were strongly positive for dendritic cell markers CD21 and CD23 (Figure-4 and 5).
The number of dendritic cells was evaluated in epidermis and in dermis separately, for each monoclonal antibody independently in every cutaneous sample.
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"We re-injected the activated dendritic cells into the mice as a therapeutic vaccine", Professor PatriziaAgostinis explains."That vaccine alerted the immune system to the presence of dangerous cancer cells in the body.
Researchers have shown that fresh dendritic cells can be introduced into the body in the form of a vaccine.

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