Types of APC??

Ken Frauwirth BioKen frauwirt at notmendel.Berkeley.EDU
Thu Nov 3 11:46:44 EST 1994


In article <399nme$2e4 at nnrp.ucs.ubc.ca>,
Ken Hoekstra <hoekstra at unixg.ubc.ca> wrote:
>Are there more than one type of antigen presenting cell? (i.e. are 
>macrophages and dendritic cells the same type of antigen presenting 
>cells or could they be different APC's?
>
There are definitely several different kinds of APC's.  Macrophages and 
dendritic cells are different cell types.  Activated B cells are also 
good APC's.

BioKen
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