Liposome recognition by resident and newly recruited murine liver macrophages

Seyed Moghimi

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Abstract

The evidence in this communication indicate that, unlike resident Kupffer cells, newly recruited liver macrophages (following monocyte migration from the blood to the liver) use complement receptors to recognize and internalize stearylamine-incorporated liposomes. Within two weeks of hepatic residency complement receptors no longer participate in liposome recognition and uptake.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)67-70
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Liposome Research
Volume12
Issue number1-2
DOIs
StatePublished - Aug 15 2002

Keywords

  • Blood monocytes
  • Complement receptors
  • Diethylstilbestrol
  • Kupffer cells
  • Mouse

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pharmacology

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