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The Bovine Neutrophil: Separation and Partial Characterization of Plasma Membrane and Cytoplasmic Granules

  • Renato Gennaro
  • Domenico Romeo
  • Beatrice Dewald
  • Marco Baggiolini
  • R. A. Clark
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 141)

Abstract

Bovine neutrophils are a convenient material for biochemical studies since they can be obtained easily in large quantities. We report here some of the biochemical and functional properties of these cells. In contrast to the neutrophils thus far described, bovine neutrophils contain three distinct types of cytoplasmic storage granules and exhibit powerful oxygen-independent antibacterial properties.

Keywords

Membrane Fraction Human Neutrophil Cytoplasmic Extract Large Granule Specific Granule 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1982

Authors and Affiliations

  • Renato Gennaro
    • 1
  • Domenico Romeo
    • 1
  • Beatrice Dewald
    • 2
  • Marco Baggiolini
    • 2
  • R. A. Clark
  1. 1.Istituto di Chimica BiologicaUniversità di TriesteItaly
  2. 2.Wander Research Institute, a Sandoz Research UnitWander Ltd.BerneSwitzerland

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