Structural and functional aspects of Kupffer cells.

  • L H M Bouwens
  • Published 1988 in Revisiones sobre biologia celular : RBC

Abstract

Methods are now available to characterize Kupffer cells both in vivo and in vitro. They can be isolated and purified from the liver and their functional activities studied in maintenance culture. Kupffer cells are not merely phagocytic cells or scavengers but they can also produce and secrete a variety of substances that can regulate the functions of other… (More)

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