dendritic cell

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Related to Myeloid dendritic cells: Plasmacytoid dendritic cells, veiled cells

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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VTX-2337 directly activates human myeloid dendritic cells (mDCs), monocytes and natural killer (NK) cells resulting in the production of high levels of mediators known to orchestrate adaptive anti-tumor responses.
This includes activation of human myeloid dendritic cells (mDCs), monocytes and natural killer (NK) cells resulting in the production of high levels of mediators known to orchestrate the integration of innate and adaptive antitumor responses.
The two distinct subsets of blood DCs, the CD11c expressing myeloid dendritic cells (mDCs), and the CD11c lacking plasmacytoid dendritic cells (pDCs) have distinct morphology and functions.