Defined particle ligands trigger specific defense mechanisms of macrophages.

Abstract

Phagocytosis is a receptor-mediated process for sequestration and inactivation of infectious microbes. It can be triggered by microbial surface compounds or particle-attached host proteins. We monitored the effector functions of murine bone marrow-derived macrophages (BMMs) in response to polystyrene-streptavidin beads coated with the defined ligands IgG1… (More)
DOI: 10.1177/1753425910374889

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