The mononuclear phagocyte system of the pig as a model for understanding human innate immunity and disease.

Abstract

The biology of cells of the mononuclear phagocyte system has been studied extensively in the mouse. Studies of the pig as an experimental model have commonly been consigned to specialist animal science journals. In this review, we consider some of the many ways in which the innate immune systems of humans differ from those of mice, the ways that pigs may… (More)
DOI: 10.1189/jlb.1110607

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@article{Fairbairn2011TheMP, title={The mononuclear phagocyte system of the pig as a model for understanding human innate immunity and disease.}, author={Lynsey Fairbairn and Ronan Kapetanovic and David P. Sester and David A. Hume}, journal={Journal of leukocyte biology}, year={2011}, volume={89 6}, pages={855-71} }