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A new immune signature in people with Polycythemia vera: a modulator of disease progress?

A new immune signature in people with Polycythemia vera: modulator of disease progress

Polycythemia Vera (PV) is a disease in which your body makes too many red blood cells (RBC), whose main function is to transport oxygen from the lungs to all parts of your body. The many circulating RBC

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,