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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.
Removing damaged mitochondria may relieve chronic inflammatory conditions

Removing damaged mitochondria may relieve chronic inflammatory conditions

Researchers synthesize new polysulfide donor that has high anti-inflammatory effect

Researchers synthesize new polysulfide donor that has high anti-inflammatory effect

Tumor-associated macrophages block activity of chemotherapy drug in pancreatic cancer

Tumor-associated macrophages block activity of chemotherapy drug in pancreatic cancer

Anti-TB drugs can increase susceptibility to Mtb reinfection

Anti-TB drugs can increase susceptibility to Mtb reinfection

Harmless purple bacteria can visualize aspects of tumor heterogeneity

Harmless purple bacteria can visualize aspects of tumor heterogeneity

Researchers unravel how the immune system responds to diffuse cutaneous leishmanisis

Researchers unravel how the immune system responds to diffuse cutaneous leishmanisis

Lipid-filled particle plays role in immune function and metabolism

Lipid-filled particle plays role in immune function and metabolism

Immunotherapeutic antibody therapy to kill cancer has now progressed to patient testing

Immunotherapeutic antibody therapy to kill cancer has now progressed to patient testing

Study shows how neuroactive steroids inhibit activity of pro-inflammatory proteins

Study shows how neuroactive steroids inhibit activity of pro-inflammatory proteins

Study identifies protein regulator that induces Th17 cells to cause multiple sclerosis

Study identifies protein regulator that induces Th17 cells to cause multiple sclerosis

Hens that lay human proteins in eggs offer cost-effective method of producing new drugs

Hens that lay human proteins in eggs offer cost-effective method of producing new drugs

Understanding healing role for kidney-resident macrophages may help treat acute kidney injury

Understanding healing role for kidney-resident macrophages may help treat acute kidney injury

Fueling macrophages with energy to attack and eat cancer cells

Fueling macrophages with energy to attack and eat cancer cells

FSU study provides better understanding of spinal cord injuries

FSU study provides better understanding of spinal cord injuries

Study reveals potential pathway for endothelial cells to avoid apoptosis

Study reveals potential pathway for endothelial cells to avoid apoptosis

Scientists solve another piece of Ebola virus puzzle

Scientists solve another piece of Ebola virus puzzle

Study pinpoints immune cells that could be key to tackling hypertension

Study pinpoints immune cells that could be key to tackling hypertension

NYSCF announce partnership with Ngene to develop new disease treatments

NYSCF announce partnership with Ngene to develop new disease treatments

New, potential therapy can disrupt myeloid cells that promote tumor growth

New, potential therapy can disrupt myeloid cells that promote tumor growth

New study reveals how fatty diet can lead to serious form of liver disease

New study reveals how fatty diet can lead to serious form of liver disease