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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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But Ebola prevents dendritic-cell maturation and produces a severe infection without an effective adaptive immune response.
Their results showed that blocking A20 boosted dendritic-cell activity: When the scientists injected the treated cells back into mice with early melanomas, the cells released more go signals than normal.
The companies have also agreed to enter into a joint research agreement relating to dendritic-cell product development.