The TH1 Lymphokine Interferon-γ is a Potent Upregulator of Dendritic Cells with Phagocytic Capacity in GM-CSF Supplemented Bone Marrow Cultures

  • Christoph Scheicher
  • Heike Corban
  • Vera Hof
  • Michael Robbers
  • Konrad Reske
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 417)

Abstract

Myeloid dendritic cells (DC), macrophages and granulocytes are descendants of a hematopoietic progenitor cell that originates in the bone marrow1. Thus, bone marrow derived cells distributed in tissue culture in the presence of GM-CSF give rise to the three leukocyte populations which under various in vitro culture conditions proceed in differentiation and phenotypic maturation2–7.

Keywords

EDTA Bacillus Paraformaldehyde Diene FITC 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Christoph Scheicher
    • 1
  • Heike Corban
    • 1
  • Vera Hof
    • 1
  • Michael Robbers
    • 1
  • Konrad Reske
    • 1
  1. 1.Institut für ImmunologieJohannes Gutenberg Universität MainzMainzGermany

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