Expression and biology of neutrophil and endothelial cell-derived chemokines.

The elicitation of polymorphonuclear leukocytes or neutrophils to an area of tissue injury is one of the most fundamental of all cell responses during the initiation of host defense. Historically, the neutrophil has been identified as an important phagocytic cell with a limited capacity to synthesize de-novo proteins. However, recent investigations have now… CONTINUE READING