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dendritic cell

[den′drid·ik ¦sel]
(cell and molecular biology)
A specialized cell of the lymphoid reticuloendothelial system that presents antigens for detection by lymphocytes.
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Hypothesizing that dendritic cells might be sensitive targets, the researchers cultured bone marrow-derived dendritic cells from mice and assayed how both mature and immature cells responded to activation following treatment with thimerosal.
Psoriasis is widely known as a T cell-mediated disease, but animal and clinical studies (most of which have been published since 2003) suggest dendritic cells also play a role by activating the T cells.
Follicular dendritic cells in the alternative antigen transport pathway: microenvironment, cellular events, age and retrovirus related alterations.
Cancer Vac is developing immunotherapies based on effective Dendritic Cell priming.
The enigmatic; plasmacytoid T cells develop into dendritic cells with interleukin (IL)-3 and CD40-ligand.
Langerhan's cells, the dendritic cell family found in the skin, are stimulated by inflammation signals and migrate to lymph nodes and activate the immune system.
Those T cells are then injected into the patient from whom the dendritic cells were harvested.
Dendritic cells are so named because they have long spindles that give them a star-like appearance.
Follicular dendritic cell sarcomas generally demonstrate the immunophenotype of nonneoplastic follicular dendritic cells and are usually positive for dendritic cell markers CD21 (C3b complement receptor), CD23, and/or CD35 (C3d complement receptor), exhibiting cell membrane staining, although cytoplasmic staining can also be seen.
The Rockefeller University patents licensed by NeoStem are titled: "Methods for use of Apoptotic Cells to Deliver Antigen to Dendritic Cells for Induction or Tolerization of T Cells," (inventors: Matthew Albert, Nina Bhardwaj, Ralph M.
M2 PHARMA-September 11, 2014-NeoStem licenses exclusive dendritic cells patent from The Rockefeller University

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