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- Macrophages (abbreviated as Mφ, MΦ or MP) (Gr****: large eaters, from Gr**** μακρός (makrós) = large, φαγεῖν (phagein) = to eat) are a type of white blood...
- The terms "macrophage" and "microphage" are used in ecology to describe heterotrophs that consume food in two different ways. Both macrophages and microphages...
- Granulocyte-macrophage colony-stimulating factor (GM-CSF), also known as colony-stimulating factor 2 (CSF2), is a monomeric glycoprotein secreted by macrophages,...
- Regulatory macrophages (Mregs) represent a subset of anti-inflammatory macrophages. In general, macrophages are a very dynamic and plastic cell type and...
- Macrophage polarization is a process by which macrophages adopt different functional programs in response to the signals from their microenvironment....
- An alveolar macrophage, pulmonary macrophage, (or dust cell) is a type of macrophage, a professional phagocyte, found in the airways and at the level of...
- Smoker’s macrophages are alveolar macrophages whose characteristics, including appearance, cellularity, phenotypes, immune response, and other functions...
- CFU-GM (Colony Forming Unit–Granulocyte–Macrophage), also known as granulocyte–macrophage progenitor (GMP), is a colony forming unit. It is derived from...
- Macrophage activation syndrome is a severe, potentially life-threatening, complication of several chronic rheumatic diseases of childhood. It occurs most...
- Bone-marrow-derived macrophage (BMDM) refers to macrophage cells that are generated in a research laboratory from mammalian bone marrow cells. BMDMs can...