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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However, at present, it is unknown whether EDCs have any direct effect on human myeloid dendritic cells (mDCs).
Persistent decreases in blood plasmacytoid dendritic cell number and function despite effective highly active antiretroviral therapy and increased blood myeloid dendritic cells in HIV-infected individuals.
Thomson, "Feasibility of CTLA4lg gene delivery and expression in vivo using retrovirally transduced myeloid dendritic cells that induce alloantigen-specific T cell anergy in vitro," Gene Therapy, vol.
Hahn et al., "DC-SIGN-specific liposomal targeting and selective intracellular compound delivery to human myeloid dendritic cells: implications for HIV disease," Scandinavian Journal of Immunology, vol.
Roux et al., "Tumor cells convert immature myeloid dendritic cells into TGF-[beta]-secreting cells inducing CD4+CD25+ regulatory T cell proliferation," Journal of Experimental Medicine, vol.
Immature rat myeloid dendritic cells generated in low-dose granulocyte macrophage-colony stimulating factor prolong donor-specific rat cardiac allograft survival.
The product is a new Toll-like Receptor 8 agonist that directly activates multiple components of the innate immune system, which includes human myeloid dendritic cells, monocytes and natural killer cells.
(2) However, more recent studies using cell-specific gene expression profiling suggest that LCH arises from bone marrow-derived immature myeloid dendritic cells rather than from epidermal Langerhans cells.