macrophage

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macrophage

[′mak·rə‚fāj]
(histology)
A large phagocyte of the reticuloendothelial system. Also known as a histiocyte.
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[beta]-Glucan increases HO-1 expression by being concentration-dependent in the murine macrophagocyte that is stimulated by E.
Among seven mammalian STAT family members, STAT1 and STAT3 are the major controllers expressing the various inflammation mediators in the macrophagocyte that is activated by LPS (Gao et al., 1998; Samavati et al., 2009).