Biology of Bony Fish Macrophages

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Jordan W. Hodgkinson ; Leon Grayfer ; Miodrag Belosevic (2015)
  • Publisher: MDPI AG
  • Journal: Biology, volume 4, issue 4, pages 881-906 (issn: 2079-7737, eissn: 2079-7737)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.3390/biology4040881, pmc: PMC4690021
  • Subject: cytokine | antimicrobial | macrophages | nitric oxide | Review | respiratory burst | teleost | nutrient depravation | Biology (General) | QH301-705.5

Macrophages are found across all vertebrate species, reside in virtually all animal tissues, and play critical roles in host protection and homeostasis. Various mechanisms determine and regulate the highly plastic functional phenotypes of macrophages, including antimicr... View more
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