Macrophages in inflammation and its resolution

  • Macrophages are highly plastic leukocytes that differentiate from monocytes following their entry into extravascular tissues. Macrophages can enter various tissues under inflammatory or non-inflammatory conditions and assume different functions and phenotypes according to the cues they receive from the environment. The notion that inflammation in general and macrophage responses in particular affect physiological phenomena that were previously considered to be not immune-related has enhanced and broadened our understanding of macrophage function during inflammation and its resolution....

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Author:Amiram Ariel, Isabelle Maridonneau-Parini, Patrizia Rovere-Querini, Jerrold S. Levine, Heiko MühlORCiDGND
Parent Title (English):Frontiers in immunology
Document Type:Article
Year of Completion:2012
Date of first Publication:2012/11/01
Publishing Institution:Universitätsbibliothek Johann Christian Senckenberg
Release Date:2019/10/22
Copyright © 2012 Ariel, Maridonneau-Parini, Rovere-Querini, Levine and Mühl. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License , which permits use, distribution and reproduction in other forums, provided the original authors and source are credited and subject to any copyright notices concerning any third-party graphics etc.
Institutes:Medizin / Medizin
Dewey Decimal Classification:6 Technik, Medizin, angewandte Wissenschaften / 61 Medizin und Gesundheit / 610 Medizin und Gesundheit
Licence (German):License LogoCreative Commons - Namensnennung 3.0