The Effect of Hyaluronic Acid on Neutrophil Function in Vitro and in Vivo
Defective neutrophil function is an established cause of increased infection propensity. In addition defects may also predispose to other diseases such as SLE (to be published) and reumatoid arthritis1 due to an impaired elimination of immune-complexes from the circulation. Even the control of tumor-cell growth2 or granuloma formation3 has been suggested to involve the activities of the neutrophil granulocyte.
KeywordsLatex Particle Neutrophil Function Impaired Elimination Intrinsic Abnormality Reumatoid Arthritis1
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