The RES and the Mononuclear Phagocyte System

Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 73)


This paper is a discussion of the Reticuloendothelial System (RES) (1) and the Mononuclear Phagocyte System (MPS) (7) in an attempt to assess the relative meaning and merits of the two terms. It is a review and quite unoriginal. It is selective, subjective, opinionated and biassed.


Reticuloendothelial System Nurse Cell Mononuclear Phagocyte System Granular Endoplasmic Reticulum Interdigitating Cell 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1976

Authors and Affiliations

  • I. Carr
    • 1
  1. 1.University of Sheffield and Weston Park HospitalSheffieldUK

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