macrophage fusion

The binding and fusion of a macrophage to one or more other cells to form a multinucleated cell. [GOC:sl]
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Review
2011
Review
2011
Macrophages undergo fusion with other macrophages to form the hallmark multinucleated giant cells of chronic inflammation… (More)
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2009
2009
Macrophages undergo fusion to form multinucleated giant cells in several pathologic conditions, including the foreign body… (More)
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2007
2007
Multinucleated giant cells, characteristic of granulomatous infections, originate from fusion of macrophages, however, little is… (More)
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Review
2005
Review
2005
Macrophages are present in all tissues and can fuse with themselves to differentiate into multinucleate osteoclasts or giant… (More)
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2002
2002
An in vitro system of interleukin (IL)-4-induced human monocyte-derived macrophage fusion was used to investigate the cell… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
The macrophage fusion receptor (MFR), also called P84/BIT/SIRPalpha/SHPS-1, is a transmembrane glycoprotein that belongs to the… (More)
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Review
2000
Review
2000
Membrane fusion is a ubiquitous event that occurs in a wide range of biological processes. While intracellular membrane fusion… (More)
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1998
1998
We had previously identified a macrophage surface protein whose expression is highly induced, transient, and specific, as it is… (More)
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1997
1997
Inasmuch as we recently demonstrated that IL-4 is a strong inducer of monocyte/macrophage fusion and IL-13 has been observed to… (More)
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
Interleukin-4 induced the formation of foreign body-type giant multinucleated cells from human monocyte-derived macrophages, an… (More)
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