News tagged with inflammatory cells

Monocytes switch roles during sepsis

During the course of the deadly disease sepsis, monocytes—a type of white blood cell that helps the body stave off bacteria and viruses—undergo a profound change, A*STAR researchers show. This discovery will help scientists ...

Jan 27, 2016
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Implant acts as a countermeasure

ETH Professor Martin Fussenegger calls them molecular prosthetics: cells with specially developed gene circuits that can be implanted into an organism, where they take over metabolic functions that the organism cannot perform ...

Dec 16, 2015
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