Langerhans cell production of interleukin-1.


Epidermal Langerhans cells (LC) are related to certain cells of the monocyte-macrophage lineage and to other dendritic cells. While epidermal LC and macrophages bear receptors for the Fc portion of IgG, other dendritic cells do not. However, unlike human dendritic cells from peripheral blood, LC bear the antigen against which the OKT6 antibody is directed… (More)


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