Tag Archives: monocytes

Contribution of EphA2 to effective transplantation of macrophages/monocytes into the spleen

The spleen is formed by the white pulp and red pulp. The former is subdivided into the T-cell zone and the B-cell follicles, and the latter into the splenic sinus and the cord. The spleen reacts immunologically

The role of monocytes in ANCA-associated vasculitides

The anti – neutrophil cytoplasm antibody (ANCA) – associated vasculitides (AAV) include granulomatosis with polyangiitis (GPA), microscopic polyangiitis (MPA), and eosinophilic granulomatosis with polyangiitis (EGPA). These rare systemic autoimmune diseases affect small and medium – sized blood vessels, and are characterized by necrotizing vasculitis,