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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.
Mice study offers new insight on irritable bowel syndrome

Mice study offers new insight on irritable bowel syndrome

Persistent TB infection of macrophages puts the brakes on immune engines, study shows

Persistent TB infection of macrophages puts the brakes on immune engines, study shows

Pancreatic cancer cells release signal to suppress immune system's attack on tumors

Pancreatic cancer cells release signal to suppress immune system's attack on tumors

New nanotech technique fights advanced-stage sepsis

New nanotech technique fights advanced-stage sepsis

Body clock gene impairs defense against pneumonia

Body clock gene impairs defense against pneumonia

Researchers develop new way to fight late-stage sepsis

Researchers develop new way to fight late-stage sepsis

Study shows how immune cells quickly switch to attack mode

Study shows how immune cells quickly switch to attack mode

Study finds new drivers of destructive inflammation

Study finds new drivers of destructive inflammation

New compounds with herbicidal potential isolated from marine-derived fungus

New compounds with herbicidal potential isolated from marine-derived fungus

Study reveals role of corpora amylacea in expelling brain waste substances

Study reveals role of corpora amylacea in expelling brain waste substances

Stem cells do help restore heart function – but in a different way

Stem cells do help restore heart function – but in a different way

Researchers elucidate role of inflammation resolution sensor in obesity and heart failure

Researchers elucidate role of inflammation resolution sensor in obesity and heart failure

Label-free multimodal imaging platform enables non-invasive study of cell cultures

Label-free multimodal imaging platform enables non-invasive study of cell cultures

Yale study uncovers why belly fat surrounding organs increases as people age

Yale study uncovers why belly fat surrounding organs increases as people age

New way to promote insulin production in pre-diabetes phase discovered

New way to promote insulin production in pre-diabetes phase discovered

Research shows how bacteria associated with Crohn's disease tolerate antibiotics

Research shows how bacteria associated with Crohn's disease tolerate antibiotics

Leukemia type B cell can transform into a macrophage through epigenetic changes

Leukemia type B cell can transform into a macrophage through epigenetic changes

UAB study suggests potential treatment target for IPF

UAB study suggests potential treatment target for IPF

New textbook on mysterious and deadly cytokine storm syndrome

New textbook on mysterious and deadly cytokine storm syndrome

Study shows ADA2 is a sensitive, specific biomarker for macrophage activation syndrome

Study shows ADA2 is a sensitive, specific biomarker for macrophage activation syndrome