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Monocytes compensate Kupffer cell loss during bacterial infection

Item Type:Editorial
Title:Monocytes compensate Kupffer cell loss during bacterial infection
Creators Name:Molawi, K. and Sieweke, M.H.
Abstract:Liver Kupffer cells (KCs) are self-maintained tissue-resident macrophages. In this issue of Immunity, Blériot et al. demonstrate that bacterial infection leads to KC necroptosis and quantitative replacement by monocyte-derived macrophages that contribute to antibacterial immunity and restoration of tissue integrity.
Source:Immunity
ISSN:1074-7613
Publisher:Cell Press / Elsevier (U.S.A.)
Volume:42
Number:1
Page Range:10-12
Date:20 January 2015
Official Publication:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.immuni.2014.12.032
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