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Immune Functions of Dendritic-Type Cells

  • John G. Tew
  • Richard P. Phipps


Over the last several years considerable evidence has accumulated indicating that cells with a dendritic morphology play important roles in a variety of immune functions. A list of the immunologically relevant dendritic-type cells (D cells) and the immune functions associated with each is presented in Table 1. As indicated in the footnotes in this table, a number of names have been used to describe and identify different D cells. The names and abbreviations used in the body of this table have been tentatively agreed upon by the RES committee on nomenclature.


Germinal Center Drain Lymph Node Lymphoid Follicle Accessory Cell Follicular Dendritic Cell 
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  • John G. Tew
    • 1
  • Richard P. Phipps
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Medical College of VirginiaVirginia Commonwealth UniversityRichmondUSA

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