Fibroblast blues

RICHARD P. PHIPPS PHIP at BPHVAX.BIOPHYSICS.ROCHESTER.EDU
Wed Jul 28 08:49:51 EST 1993


  In fact that is a question no one in our little 
> immunology/complement group can adequately answer: whether or not 
> fibroblast have Fc receptors?  
> 
> Anyone, please feel free to correct!
> 
> David
> haviland at kids.wustl.edu

Fibroblasts should not express Fc receptors.  As a matter of fact, people
who isolate fibroblasts use the absence of Fc receptors as one identifying
criteria of fibroblasts in all tissues and species I know of.

Rick Willis
University of Rochester Cancer Center



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