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mononuclear

[¦män·ō′nü·klē·ər]
(cell and molecular biology)
Having only one nucleus.
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In the skin, I contributed to the extensive characterization of mononuclear phagocytes and unveiled the phenotype and some of the functions of the dermal macrophage subsets as well as the different dendritic cell subsets.
Treating tumors with nanoparticles has been challenging because immune cells called mononuclear phagocytes identify them and yank them from circulation, preventing the nanomaterials from reaching their target.
Monocytes and macrophages are leukocytes with a single-lobed nucleus that also act as phagocytes and which therefore also are called mononuclear phagocytes.
In order to understand the question of monocyte heterogeneity and recruitment, we need to first carefully define some terms including monocyte, heterogeneity, recruitment, mononuclear phagocytes, macrophages, inflammation.
In the study, researchers recovered autoreactive T-cells from AML patients and exposed them to exogenous hydrogen peroxide or oxygen radical-producing mononuclear phagocytes.