Role of CD204-positive tumor-associated macrophages in adult T-cell leukemia/lymphoma.

@article{Saito2014RoleOC,
  title={Role of CD204-positive tumor-associated macrophages in adult T-cell leukemia/lymphoma.},
  author={Yoichi Saito and Yoshihiro Komohara and Daisuke Niino and Hasita Horlad and Koji Ohnishi and Hiroto Takeya and Hiroya Kawaguchi and Hirokazu Shimizu and Koichi Ohshima and Motohiro Takeya},
  journal={Journal of clinical and experimental hematopathology : JCEH},
  year={2014},
  volume={54 1},
  pages={59-65}
}
Adult T-cell leukemia/lymphoma (ATLL) is endemic in southwestern Japan, the Caribbean basin, and parts of central Africa, and is considered to be caused by long-term infection with human T-cell leukemia virus type I. CD204 is a scavenger receptor that is overexpressed on alternatively activated macrophages and is known to be overexpressed in tumor… CONTINUE READING