dendritic cell

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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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Each of the four new viruses, they found, was unable to suppress dendritic-cell maturation.
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.
As part of the agreement, Pure MHC will develop and validate a new assay specifically created for ICT-107, a dendritic-cell based immunotherapy targeting six antigens found on glioblastoma cells, especially stem cells.