Lysosomal Activity in Activated Macrophages of Rat Liver

  • Alex Matter
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 15)


This report deals with the events following phagocytosis of foreign material in Kupffer cells of rat livers. It is a study of early stages of phagocytosis of ferritin and Latex particles. All observations were made between 1 and 10 minutes after intravenous injection.


Acid Phosphatase Kupffer Cell Rough Endoplasmic Reticulum Latex Particle Dense Granule 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1971

Authors and Affiliations

  • Alex Matter
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  1. 1.Institut d’Histologie et d’Embryologie Ecole de MédecineUniversité de GenèveGermany

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