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How salmonella survives the macrophage's acid attack
Macrophages destroy bacteria by engulfing them in intracellular compartments, which they then acidify to kill or neutralize the bacteria.
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Animation of Initiation of Atherosclerosis - Macrophage Activation 1
- This animation shows a simplified version of the macrophage's role in the initiation of atherosclerosis. In an atherosclerotic-prone blood vessel, macrophages invade the subendothelial space. Oxidi...
Immunology principles mindmap
- A mindmap of some key principles of immunology I made for revision purposes. Nothing too complicated (hopefully)!
Animation of Initiation of Atherosclerosis - Macrophage Activation 2
- This animation shows a simplified version of the macrophage's role in the initiation of atherosclerosis. In an atherosclerotic-prone blood vessel, macrophages invade the subendothelial space. ...
Immunology: Macrophages as T-cell primers
- New work by Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitaet (LMU) in Munich researchers demonstrates that macrophages can effectively substitute for so-called dendritic cells as primers of T-cell-dependent...
Genetically engineered Salmonella promising as anti-cancer therapy
- A new study has demonstrated that genetically modified Salmonella can be used to kill cancer cells.
Macrophages may play critical role in melanoma resistance to BRAF inhibitors
- With targeted therapies no longer viewed as a 'magic bullet' for cancer treatment, this study suggests that macrophages could be a new therapeutic target for patients with...