Dendritic Cell

Dendritic Cells are a special type of immune cell that is found in tissues, such as the skin, and boosts immune responses by showing antigens on its surface to other cells of the immune system. A dendritic cell is a type of phagocyte and a type of antigen-presenting cell (APC).

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What are the unique traits of Long COVID?

What are the unique traits of Long COVID?

Persistent viral infections within hosts cause post-acute sequelae of COVID-19, research shows

Persistent viral infections within hosts cause post-acute sequelae of COVID-19, research shows

Research could pave the way for therapeutic strategies targeting DCIR to treat colorectal tumors

Research could pave the way for therapeutic strategies targeting DCIR to treat colorectal tumors

Novel mechanism to turn on cancer-killing T cells identified

Novel mechanism to turn on cancer-killing T cells identified

An atlas of human immune cells across tissues

An atlas of human immune cells across tissues

Single-cell RNA sequencing reveals characteristics of myeloid immune cells in coronary plaque

Single-cell RNA sequencing reveals characteristics of myeloid immune cells in coronary plaque

Role of SARS-CoV-2 S1 subunit in severe COVID-19

Role of SARS-CoV-2 S1 subunit in severe COVID-19

Mathematical model of host immune response to SARS-CoV-2 demonstrates that age-related risk factors increased viral load

Mathematical model of host immune response to SARS-CoV-2 demonstrates that age-related risk factors increased viral load

Similarities and dissimilarities in immune responses and metabolism in SARS-CoV-2 and HIV-1 infections

Similarities and dissimilarities in immune responses and metabolism in SARS-CoV-2 and HIV-1 infections

Role of leptin in immune modulation and pathophysiology of COVID-19

Role of leptin in immune modulation and pathophysiology of COVID-19

Nanovaccines and their immunomodulatory effect against human viruses

Nanovaccines and their immunomodulatory effect against human viruses

Omicron infection induces cross-reactive immune responses

Omicron infection induces cross-reactive immune responses

Protein-based nanoparticle vaccines for protection against SARS-CoV-2

Protein-based nanoparticle vaccines for protection against SARS-CoV-2

Measuring airway inflammation when diagnosing and treating asthma patients

Measuring airway inflammation when diagnosing and treating asthma patients

Immune cells play a much larger role in the onset of allergies than previously thought

Immune cells play a much larger role in the onset of allergies than previously thought

Immunogenicity of modified microparticle-adjuvanted SARS-CoV-2 vaccine

Immunogenicity of modified microparticle-adjuvanted SARS-CoV-2 vaccine

MIT researchers uncover a possible new way to combat tumors

MIT researchers uncover a possible new way to combat tumors

Study discovers how the immune system triggers an 'emergency' dendritic cell response during infection

Study discovers how the immune system triggers an 'emergency' dendritic cell response during infection

Research provides insights on colorectal cancers’ immunotherapy resistance

Research provides insights on colorectal cancers’ immunotherapy resistance

Research on SARS-CoV-2 and dendritic cells may explain why virus is so virulent

Research on SARS-CoV-2 and dendritic cells may explain why virus is so virulent