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Cytophagocytosis

Known as: Cytophagy, Cell Phagocytosis, Cannibalism, Cell 
The engulfment and degradation of cells by other cells.
National Institutes of Health

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Highly Cited
2012
Highly Cited
2012
CD47, a “don't eat me” signal for phagocytic cells, is expressed on the surface of all human solid tumor cells. Analysis of… Expand
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
Calreticulin-induced phagocytosis of cancer cells can be counterbalanced by CD47 expression. Eat Up! Immune cells constantly… Expand
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Review
2010
Review
2010
A canonical regulatory pathway involving the members of the Bcl-2 and caspase families has been established to regulate… Expand
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
Apoptotic cell phagocytosis has recently raised considerable interest, particularly due to its intricate molecular mechanisms and… Expand
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Review
2007
Review
2007
Cells undergo apoptosis in development, tissue homeostasis, and disease and are subsequently cleared by professional and… Expand
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
The clearance of apoptotic cells is important for regulating tissue homeostasis, inflammation, and autoimmune responses. The… Expand
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
The 37-kDa protein annexin 1 (Anx-1; lipocortin 1) has been implicated in the regulation of phagocytosis, cell signaling, and… Expand
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
The Caenorhabditis elegans genome contains three rac-like genes, ced-10, mig-2, and rac-2. We report that ced-10, mig-2 and rac-2… Expand
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
Cannibals and their victims often share common resources and thus potentially compete. Smaller individuals are often… Expand
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
Protein kinase casein kinase II (Ck2) is a cyclic-AMP and calcium-independent serine-threonine kinase that is composed of two… Expand
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