Example sentences for: phagocyte

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  • Yet, elevated maternal mid-trimester chorionic gonadotropin is associated with fetal cerebral blood flow redistribution and adverse perinatal outcome [ 63 ] . In addition, estrogens, which are known to cause a diminution of high LH levels in postmenopausal women, have been reported to be effective in the prevention and treatment of Alzheimer's disease [ 72 73 74 ] . Microglia belong among cells of the mononuclear phagocyte system [ 75 ] . Since CG increases secretion of a variety of cytokines by monocytes, and induces their inflammatory reaction and phagocytic activity [ 76 77 78 79 ] , high LH levels in aging individuals may also activate resident macrophages in the central nervous system and contribute to the development of Alzheimer's disease and other inflammation-mediated neurodegenerative diseases.

  • The process of membrane vesiculation and MP-release in platelets has been shown to require a calpain-dependent dissociation of membrane proteins from the submembrane cytoskeleton and most likely involves intracellular signaling by platelet protein kinases [ 10 ] . Besides platelets stimulated by various agonists such as thrombin with collagen or the complement complex C5b-9 [ 7 11 ] , a release of PS-containing membrane MP was demonstrated in other cell types such as endotoxin-stimulated monocytes [ 12 ] , polymorphonuclear leucocytes stimulated with the chemotactic peptide FMLP [ 13 ] or apoptotic T-lymphocytes [ 14 ] . The normal restriction of PS to the inner surface of the plasma membrane becomes perturbed in apoptotic cells [ 15 16 ] . When exposed, PS is a determinant for phagocyte recognition of cells to be cleared.

  • We conclude that mactinin is present in arthritic synovial fluid in levels that can promote mononuclear phagocyte chemotaxis and maturation.

  • It would be important not only to assess the immunogenic potential of subcellular particles and proteolytic fragments released during cell death, but also to continue investigating possible defects leading to aberrant apoptosis or phagocyte function and/or aberrant antigen expression in systemic autoimmune diseases.

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