reticuloendothelial cells

reticuloendothelial cells

[ritik′yəlō·en′dōthē′lē·əl]
Etymology: L, reticulum + Gk, endon, within, thele, nipple
albuminoid or scleroprotein cells lining vascular and lymph vessels and capable of phagocytosing bacteria, viruses, and colloidal particles or of forming immune bodies against foreign particles.
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On 5th day of postinfection moderate histopathological lesions observed depleted and necrosed B lymphocytes observed at medullar area of bursal lymphoid follicle, depleted lymphocytes replaced by heterophils and reticuloendothelial cells.
In the liver of chronic hepatitis C (CHC) patients, iron deposition has been found in both hepatocytes and reticuloendothelial cells [sup][9],[10],[11],[12],[13] although the mechanism is not fully clarified.
They are then transported intra-cellularly via the lymphatics to organs rich in reticuloendothelial cells, and from there travel to other organs and tissues, where they can cause inflammation, granuloma formation, necrosis, and abscess formation.
Intestinal iron absorption and iron recycling in reticuloendothelial cells are coordinately orchestrated in order to maintain iron levels in the circulation adequate for the needs of the various tissues and organs but insufficient to activate dangerous ROS production [13, 14].
The vascular endothelium and reticuloendothelial cells in vertebrates, including humans, are infected by them.
The effect of obstructive jaundice on the migration of reticuloendothelial cells and fibroblast into early experimental graulomata.
33 It is important to note that with the death and rupture of transplanted cells targeted SPIO nanoparticles can be phagocytosed by surrounding tissue cells or reticuloendothelial cells and subsequently redistributed deposited or differentiated.
In Fabry's Disease deficiency of lysosomal enzyme a-galacto sidase A9 results in progressive accumulation of neutral glycosphingolipids with terminal a-galactosyl residue (ceramide di and tri hexoside) in lysosomes of endothelial, epithelial, smooth muscle cells, myocardial cells, nephrons, reticuloendothelial cells, connective tissue, corneal epithelial cells, ganglia and perineural cells of autonomic nervous system.
Histopathology of biopsy material revealed a mixture of large number of reticuloendothelial cells, medium and large lymphoid cells with rounded nucleus and small nucleoli and many cells with irregular nuclei suggestive of lymphosarcoma as reported by De Bruijn et al.
In the spleen both GSLs were observed only in the plasma membrane of reticuloendothelial cells of the red pulp.
Any excessive accumulation in storage sites, primarily the hepatic parenchyma and reticuloendothelial cells, is shown by raised ferritin levels and percentage saturation of transferrin.
Preparation of pure hepatocytes and reticuloendothelial cells in high yield from a single rat liver by means of Percoll centrifugation and selective adherence.