dendritic cell


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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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Extracellular Sphingosine Is Increased during Inflammatory Responses of Dendritic Cells. Since we detected an upregulation of SGPP-1 protein in the cytosolic fraction, we asked if fading S1P levels that we have observed under inflammatory conditions [2] are due to its increased dephosphorylation by SGPP-1 resulting in the formation of sphingosine.
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Researchers have also pointed out that dendritic cell therapy offers a safe, effective, non-toxic treatment option for children.
Myeloid dendritic cells (mDCs) were detected as the cells expressed CD11c+, CD14-.
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