Do dendritic cells move around?

Dan Marquez dmarquez3 at socal.rr.com
Wed Dec 18 13:59:44 EST 2002



"Dan Marquez" <dmarquez3 at socal.rr.com> wrote in

> "When TNF, secreted by battling macrophages, binds to receptors on the
> surface of the dendritic cell, phagocytosis ceases, and the CD leaves the
> tissues and migrates through the lymphatic system to the nearest lymph
> node."


Did I type CD?  I meant to type DC! I've been spending too much time on my
computer!

A good friend of mine brought up a interesting thought... could DC's and
macrophages really be the same?


Dan





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