Monocytes compensate Kupffer cell loss during bacterial infection.

@article{Molawi2015MonocytesCK,
  title={Monocytes compensate Kupffer cell loss during bacterial infection.},
  author={Kaaweh Molawi and Michael H Sieweke},
  journal={Immunity},
  year={2015},
  volume={42 1},
  pages={
          10-2
        }
}
Liver Kupffer cells (KCs) are self-maintained tissue-resident macrophages. In this issue of Immunity, Blériot et al. demonstrate that bacterial infection leads to KC necroptosis and quantitative replacement by monocyte-derived macrophages that contribute to antibacterial immunity and restoration of tissue integrity. 
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