Characterization of Human Blood Monocytes and Intestinal Macrophages.

Abstract

Monocytes and macrophages play fundamental roles in defense against microbes, clearance of senescent and dead cells, and immunoregulation. Although blood monocytes are the source of intestinal macrophages in the developed mucosal immune system, blood monocytes and intestinal macrophages from healthy human subjects display distinct phenotypic and functional… (More)
DOI: 10.1002/cpim.30

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