Development of macrophages of cyprinid fish.

@article{Hanington2009DevelopmentOM,
  title={Development of macrophages of cyprinid fish.},
  author={Patrick C Hanington and Jonathan Tam and Barbara A. Katzenback and Steven J Hitchen and Daniel R. Barreda and Miodrag Belosevic},
  journal={Developmental and comparative immunology},
  year={2009},
  volume={33 4},
  pages={
          411-29
        }
}
The innate immune responses of early vertebrates, such as bony fishes, play a central role in host defence against infectious diseases and one of the most important effector cells of innate immunity are macrophages. In order for macrophages to be effective in host defence they must be present at all times in the tissues of their host and importantly, the host must be capable of rapidly increasing macrophage numbers during times of need. Hematopoiesis is a process of formation and development of… CONTINUE READING

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