Extracellular Bactericidal Functions of Porcine Neutrophils

@inproceedings{Scapinello2010ExtracellularBF,
  title={Extracellular Bactericidal Functions of Porcine Neutrophils},
  author={Sarah Elizabeth Scapinello},
  year={2010}
}
EXTRACELLULAR BACTERICIDAL FUNCTIONS OF PORCINE NEUTROPHILS Sarah Elizabeth Scapinello Advisor: University of Guelph, 2009 Dr. J. Caswell Neutrophils are one of the main effector cells of innate immunity and were shown to kill bacteria by phagocytosis more than 100 years ago. Neutrophils are also capable of antimicrobial activity by producing extracellular structures named neutrophil extracellular traps (NETs). This thesis is an investigation of porcine neutrophils and their ability to produce… CONTINUE READING

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