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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For the first time, we reported a series of Iranian patients with blastic plasmacytoid dendritic cell neoplasm and presented our current practice at Shiraz University of Medical Sciences.
Hornung et al., "Identification of CpG oligonucleotide sequences with high induction of IFN-[alpha]/[beta] in plasmacytoid dendritic cells," European Journal of Immunology, vol.
Sutherland et al., "Pro-survival Bcl-2 family members reveal a distinct apoptotic identity between conventional and plasmacytoid dendritic cells," Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, vol.
(a) Immunofluorescent localization of CD123 (green) and galectin 3 (red) in IgG4-RD samples, showing galectin-3 expression in plasmacytoid dendritic cells. (b) Immunofluorescent localization of CD11c (green) and galectin 3 (red) in IgG4-RD samples, showing galectin-3 expression on myeloid dendritic cells.
Hepatitis B virus suppresses the functional interaction between natural killer cells and plasmacytoid dendritic cells. J Viral Hepat.
The plasmacytoid dendritic cells induce psoriasis through IFN-[alpha] production, infiltrating the skin in early phase of psoriasis [2].
Plasmacytoid dendritic cells (pDC) express toll-like receptors (TLR) that are activated by natural and synthetic ligands triggering proinflammatory responses that play a key role in the pathogenesis of several inflammatory disorders including urticaria [45].
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Thomson, "Plasmacytoid dendritic cells: no longer an enigma and now key to transplant tolerance?" American Journal of Transplantation, vol.