fixed phagocyte


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fixed phagocyte

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This early evidence shows that environmental conditions may alter the activity of the immune system, and that the fixed phagocytes play an important (if not well understood) role in cellular immunity.
Separation of the terminal hepatic arterioles from the digestive gland tissue by sieving results in segments of isolated arterioles surrounded by their attached fixed phagocytes (Fig.
Most of the microspheres that have been taken up by the fixed phagocytes are out of focus and collectively appear as fluorescent clouds.
This approach will allow the in vivo quantification of uptake and removal from the blood by the fixed phagocytes of the digestive gland of standardized fluorescent microspheres injected into the blood.