specific granule

Known as: secondary granule 
Granule with a membranous, tubular internal structure, found primarily in mature neutrophil cells. Most are released into the extracellular fluid… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
The mouse has become an important model for immunological studies including innate immunity. Creating transgenic mice offers… (More)
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2004
2004
The Ig-like receptor family member, PIR-B, has been shown to play an inhibitory role in receptor signaling within B cells, mast… (More)
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2003
2003
In the bone marrow of C/EBP epsilon(-/-) mice, expression of neutrophil secondary and tertiary granule mRNAs is absent for… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
The transcription factor CCAAT/enhancer binding protein alpha (C/EBPalpha) regulates a number of myeloid cell-specific genes. To… (More)
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1997
1997
The different types of human neutrophil granules (azurophil, specific, and gelatinase granules) are formed sequentially during… (More)
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Review
1993
Review
1993
The traditional classification of neutrophil granules as peroxidase-positive (azurophil, or primary) and peroxidase-negative… (More)
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1993
1993
Neutrophil-specific granule deficiency is a disorder of leukocyte maturation associated with decreased levels of mRNA for a… (More)
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Review
1985
Review
1985
Neutrophil specific granules are thought to be important in the evolution of the inflammatory response. Specific granules are… (More)
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Highly Cited
1982
Highly Cited
1982
It has been suggested that neutrophil (PMN) specific granules are important in cell aggregation, locomotion, hydroxyl radical… (More)
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1978
1978
The ability of highly purified human leukocytic pyrogen (LP) to induce neutrophil lysosomal protein release is described. Human… (More)
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