microphage


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microphage

[′mī·krə‚fāj]
(histology)
A small phagocyte, especially a neutrophil.
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The swabs were then transferred to MicroPhage tubes, incubated for 7-24 hours, and read in the same way as was done for the bacteremia test.
Both prepared composite materials, LDPE-P4VP and LDPE-PMMA, showed microphage domains, as demonstrated by their [T.sub.g] values.
Furthermore, in a more recent study aimed at exploring the antiviral potential of Matrine against PRRSV and PCV2 concurrent infection in a porcine alveolar microphages (PAM) cell model, it was observed that the use of Matrine abated the proliferation of PRRSV and PCV2 effectively at twelve-hour post-infection period.
It was shown that the microphages from AT could express the IL-22 receptor (IL-22R) and respond to IL-22 to secret more IL-1b, promoting AT inflammation [39, 40].
Gerry Shaw, microglia and neurons, 25 July 2005, by Creative Commons; hematologist, segmented neutrophils, 31 August 2009, Creative Commons; microphages by Patho via Wikimedia Commons; microglia by Frontier in Cellular Neuroscience, 30 January 2013, Creative Commons.
The activation of microglia as resident microphages initiates the release of several potentially cytotoxic substances including reactive oxygen intermediates, nitric oxide, and proteases [41].
In LPS-induced RAW2264.7 microphages, dihydromyricetin attenuates IKK[kappa] activity and IKK[alpha]/[kappa] phosphorylation, leading to inhibiting p65 phosphorylation and nuclear translocation and suppressing target genes expression, including COX-2 and iNOS [19].
A usual reaction involves a minimal multicellular inflammatory infiltrate with neutrophils, eosinophils, fibroblasts, microphages and giant cells.10 It is able to have little impact on surrounding tissues, and does not cause scar formation.
In CIES, polysaccharide antigens conjugated with CP will be rapidly depleted by binding to preexisting anti-CP antibodies and forming the immune complexes, which eventually undergo phagocytosis by phagocytes, such as microphages or dendritic cells.
It reveals incomplete conversion of engineered microphages and hepatocytes.
Umezawa proposed the following hypothesis for explaining the anti-inflammatory effect of DHMEQ at sites distant from the peritoneal cavity: macrophages differentiate in the peritoneal cavity prior to migrating to inflammation sites, and the peritoneal cavity is an extravascular culture chamber for the maturation of microphages [17, 43].
Export of biogenic carbon to fish and to the deep ocean: the role of large planktonic microphages. Journal of Plankton Research 16 (7): 809-839.