Macrophage Polarization in Health and Disease

@inproceedings{Cassetta2011MacrophagePI,
  title={Macrophage Polarization in Health and Disease},
  author={Luca Cassetta and Edana Cassol and Guido Poli},
  booktitle={TheScientificWorldJournal},
  year={2011}
}
Macrophages are terminally differentiated cells of the mononuclear phagocyte system that also encompasses dendritic cells, circulating blood monocytes, and committed myeloid progenitor cells in the bone marrow. Both macrophages and their monocytic precursors can change their functional state in response to microenvironmental cues exhibiting a marked heterogeneity. However, there are still uncertainties regarding distinct expression patterns of surface markers that clearly define macrophage… CONTINUE READING

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