Hormonal control of macrophage phagocytosis of phospholipid vesicles

S. M. Moghimi

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Hormones are known to modulate macrophage metabolism and function. This manuscript briefly reviews the influence of sex hormones on macrophage function and examines the effect of a synthetic oestrogen, diethylstilbestrol, on liposome clearance and recognition by mouse Kupffer cells and spleen macrophages.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)409-417
Number of pages9
JournalJournal of Liposome Research
Issue number4
StatePublished - 2000


  • Diethylstilbestrol
  • Hormone
  • Kupffer cell
  • Macrophage
  • Phagocytosis

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pharmacology


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