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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2010
Highly Cited
2010
Under normal physiological conditions, cellular homeostasis is partly regulated by a balance of pro- and anti-phagocytic signals… (More)
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2009
Highly Cited
2009
Natural Abs, which arise without known immune exposure, have been described that specifically recognize cells dying from… (More)
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2007
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2007
The clearance of apoptotic cells is important for regulating tissue homeostasis, inflammation, and autoimmune responses. The… (More)
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2006
Highly Cited
2006
The phenomenon of cell cannibalism, which generally refers to the engulfment of cells within other cells, was described in… (More)
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2005
Highly Cited
2005
The ability of Pseudomonas aeruginosa to form biofilms and cause chronic infections in the lungs of cystic fibrosis patients is… (More)
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2004
Highly Cited
2004
Apoptotic cells are rapidly phagocytosed by professional phagocytes, such as macrophages and dendritic cells. This process… (More)
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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… (More)
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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… (More)
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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… (More)
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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… (More)
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