Cytokine production by foamy macrophages InTroducTIon

  • Glim J E, Vereyken E J F, Heijnen D A M, Garcia Vallejo, Dijkstra C D
  • Published 2010


Macrophages play an important role in demyelination in Multiple Sclerosis (MS). Activated macrophages ingest myelin particles, thereby acquiring a foamy appearance. Foamy macrophages in MS lesions were described as being antiinflammatory. Therefore, these cells might play a role in changing the inflammatory state of an active lesion. In this study we… (More)


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