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A macrophage is a type of white blood cell that surrounds and kills microorganisms, removes dead cells, and stimulates the action of other immune system cells.
Discovery of molecular mechanism behind spread of leishmania infection

Discovery of molecular mechanism behind spread of leishmania infection

Newborn mouse model yields clues to cause of devastating gut disease in anemic preemies

Newborn mouse model yields clues to cause of devastating gut disease in anemic preemies

Researchers make scientific breakthrough regarding Leishmania virulence strategy

Researchers make scientific breakthrough regarding Leishmania virulence strategy

Whole body vibration helps reduce inflammation, thanks to the gut microbiome

Whole body vibration helps reduce inflammation, thanks to the gut microbiome

Whole body vibration adjusts the microbiome and immune cells to deter inflammation in diabetes

Whole body vibration adjusts the microbiome and immune cells to deter inflammation in diabetes

Defective immune signals could underlie some types of fatal heart disease

Defective immune signals could underlie some types of fatal heart disease

Extracellular vesical microRNAs from fat cells can disrupt disposal of cholesterol

Extracellular vesical microRNAs from fat cells can disrupt disposal of cholesterol

Disruption of immune cell behavior may spur heart disease, heart failure

Disruption of immune cell behavior may spur heart disease, heart failure

UMass Amherst scientist receives $792,000 grant to advance cancer immunotherapy research

UMass Amherst scientist receives $792,000 grant to advance cancer immunotherapy research

Study sheds light on complex caspase-1-induced cell death mechanisms

Study sheds light on complex caspase-1-induced cell death mechanisms

Scientists use advanced imaging to track brain tumor 'turncoats'

Scientists use advanced imaging to track brain tumor 'turncoats'

First safe, reliable, noninvasive way to monitor rheumatoid arthritis

First safe, reliable, noninvasive way to monitor rheumatoid arthritis

Study shows how bacteria can destroy host cells from the inside

Study shows how bacteria can destroy host cells from the inside

Study: Phenols in cocoa bean shells have powerful effects on fat and immune cells in mice

Study: Phenols in cocoa bean shells have powerful effects on fat and immune cells in mice

Complement system shown to remove dead cells in retinitis pigmentosa, contradicting previous research

Complement system shown to remove dead cells in retinitis pigmentosa, contradicting previous research

Duke researchers identify enzyme involved in regulating growth, spread of breast cancers

Duke researchers identify enzyme involved in regulating growth, spread of breast cancers

Research highlights potential targets to help fight Crohn's disease

Research highlights potential targets to help fight Crohn's disease

Genetic study on liver iron content may pave way for better treatment

Genetic study on liver iron content may pave way for better treatment

UAB researchers awarded $2.3 million grant to study macrophage circadian rhythms in heart failure

UAB researchers awarded $2.3 million grant to study macrophage circadian rhythms in heart failure

New therapeutic approach utilizes endogenous processes to enhance cardiac repair

New therapeutic approach utilizes endogenous processes to enhance cardiac repair