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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Evidence that elevated blood glucose is a significant risk factor for severe COVID-19

Evidence that elevated blood glucose is a significant risk factor for severe COVID-19

New exosome-based therapeutic strategy to potentially treat late-stage colorectal cancer

New exosome-based therapeutic strategy to potentially treat late-stage colorectal cancer

Research team identifies new factor in the development of psoriasis

Research team identifies new factor in the development of psoriasis

Study reveals new genes that program stem cells to make dendritic cells

Study reveals new genes that program stem cells to make dendritic cells

A new polymersome-based SARS-CoV-2 nanovaccine elicits robust immunity

A new polymersome-based SARS-CoV-2 nanovaccine elicits robust immunity

Gift boosts efforts to understand and combat rare cancers

Gift boosts efforts to understand and combat rare cancers

Canopy Biosciences introduces high-plex spatial biology assay for quantitative immune cell profiling

Canopy Biosciences introduces high-plex spatial biology assay for quantitative immune cell profiling

New grant to Harvard Medical School is boosting efforts to understand and combat rare cancers

New grant to Harvard Medical School is boosting efforts to understand and combat rare cancers

Dual-antigen COVID-19 vaccine elicits humoral and cellular immune responses in mice

Dual-antigen COVID-19 vaccine elicits humoral and cellular immune responses in mice

SARS-CoV-2 can cause persistent dendritic cell deficiencies

SARS-CoV-2 can cause persistent dendritic cell deficiencies

New study may lead to therapeutic strategies for chronic lung disease

New study may lead to therapeutic strategies for chronic lung disease

SARS-CoV-2 escapes host immune responses by modulating dendritic cell maturation

SARS-CoV-2 escapes host immune responses by modulating dendritic cell maturation

Cell surface marker CD47 may allow early diagnosis of severe COVID-19

Cell surface marker CD47 may allow early diagnosis of severe COVID-19

Novel SARS-CoV-2 spike vaccine candidate produces strong neutralizing response in vivo

Novel SARS-CoV-2 spike vaccine candidate produces strong neutralizing response in vivo

Glycan switch may explain why SARS-CoV-2 causes such variable symptoms

Glycan switch may explain why SARS-CoV-2 causes such variable symptoms

Virus-specific cellular immunity may be essential for long-term protection against SARS-CoV-2

Virus-specific cellular immunity may be essential for long-term protection against SARS-CoV-2

Polyphenols may provide protective effect against COVID-19 disease

Polyphenols may provide protective effect against COVID-19 disease

Study shows how gut bacteria can dull the efficacy of radiotherapy

Study shows how gut bacteria can dull the efficacy of radiotherapy

Combining anti-tumor antibodies with standard-of-care improves therapeutic outcomes in cancer

Combining anti-tumor antibodies with standard-of-care improves therapeutic outcomes in cancer

Study reveals how the immune system detects signs of disease, activates a protective response

Study reveals how the immune system detects signs of disease, activates a protective response