Liver immunobiology.

  title={Liver immunobiology.},
  author={George A. Parker and Catherine A Picut},
  journal={Toxicologic pathology},
  volume={33 1},
Tle liver has a number of important functions in innate and adaptive immunity. Contributions to the innate (nonspecific) immune system include production of acute phase proteins, nonspecific phagocytosis of particles, nonspecific pinocytosis of molecules, and nonspecific cell killing. Hepatic involvement in innate immunity contributes to the systemic response to local inflammation, clearance of particles and soluble molecules from the circulation, and killing of invading cells such as… CONTINUE READING

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