Encyclopedia of Immunotoxicology

2016 Edition
| Editors: Hans-Werner Vohr

Primed Macrophages

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-54596-2_201217

Inflammatory macrophages exposed to interferon-γ or elicited with certain polymers such as poly-IC become primed what have further enhanced functions associated with killing.

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