The TH1 Lymphokine Interferon-γ is a Potent Upregulator of Dendritic Cells with Phagocytic Capacity in GM-CSF Supplemented Bone Marrow Cultures
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.
KeywordsDendritic Cell Cutaneous Leishmaniasis Mouse Bone Marrow Bone Marrow Culture Phagocytic Capacity
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