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an independent team of operatives who work together in a CELLULAR MANUFACTURING production environment.
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Macrophages are cells in the immune system that belong to the phagocyte family, or so-called scavenger cells. They reside in almost all tissues of the body, for example in the small intestine, liver, brain, and skin.
They include monocytes, which are large white blood cells that can differentiate into scavenger cells macrophages and dendritic cells in response to inflammatory signals.
As it will be further discussed, glia are the scavenger cells of the brain.
This amazing defense system deploys scavenger cells that constantly travel throughout the body, identifying, and often digesting foreign substances that pose a threat to us.
The latest technology sees lasers used to break of particles of ink into tiny fragments, which are then taken away by scavenger cells in the skin, causing the tattoo to fade and eventually disappear.
At the same time, a group of support cells called glia and scavenger cells called microglia accumulated in the hypothalamus and appeared to become activated.
In the new study, 12 patients will be treated with healthy scavenger cells, created in a laboratory from human embryonic stem cells.