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*  Red blood cell
... making it susceptible to selective recognition by macrophages and subsequent phagocytosis in the mononuclear phagocyte system ( ...
*  Mononuclear phagocyte system
Macrophages remove senescent erythrocytes, leukocytes, and megakaryocytes by phagocytosis and digestion. Formation of new red ...
*  Phagosome
Ancient single-celled organisms such as amoeba use phagocytosis as a way to acquire nutrients, rather than an immune strategy. ... In cell biology, a phagosome is a vesicle formed around a particle engulfed by a phagocyte via phagocytosis. Professional ... Some invasive bacteria can also induce phagocytosis in non-phagocytic cells to mediate host uptake. For example, Shigella can ... However, some bacteria can exploit phagocytosis as an invasion strategy. They either reproduce inside of the phagolysosome (e.g ...
*  Complement receptor
... (CR) 1, 3, and 4 work as opsonins (stimulate phagocytosis), whereas CR2 is expressed only on B cells as a ...
*  Phagocytosis
Ciliates also engage in phagocytosis. In ciliates there is a specialized groove or chamber in the cell where phagocytosis takes ... a demonstration of phagocytosis from 1876: Reports of phagocytosis before Metchnikoff's 1880 paper". Cellular Immunology. 240: ... Phagocytosis is involved in the acquisition of nutrients for some cells. The process is homologous to eating at the level of ... In many protists, phagocytosis is used as a means of feeding, providing part or all of their nourishment. This is called ...
*  Bacterial effector protein
... block phagocytosis, modulate apoptotic pathways, and manipulate innate immunity as well as host responses. Phagocytosis. ... Yersinia inhibits phagocytosis through the concerted actions of several effector proteins, including YopE which acts as a ... Peiser, L.; Gough, P. J.; Kodama, T.; Gordon, S. (2000). "Macrophage class a scavenger receptor-mediated phagocytosis of ... Goosney, D. L.; Celli, J.; Kenny, B.; Finlay, B. B. (1999). "Enteropathogenic Escherichia coli inhibits phagocytosis". ...
*  Eurybacteria
M] Phagocytosis. Cavalier-Smith T (2006). "Rooting the tree of life by transition analyses". Biol. Direct. 1 (1): 19. doi: ...
*  Cryptococcus neoformans
Capsule inhibits phagocytosis. Can cause a systemic infection, including fatal meningitis known as meningoencephalitis in ... "Efficient phagocytosis and laccase activity affect the outcome of HIV-associated cryptococcosis". The Journal of Clinical ... "Phagosome extrusion and host-cell survival after Cryptococcus neoformans phagocytosis by macrophages". Current Biology. 16 (21 ...
*  Osis
It is often used to denote a biological process (i.e. Apoptosis, Phagocytosis, Necrosis...) Osis Guntis Osis (born 1962), ...
*  Siamon Gordon
Phagocytosis: the host 5. JAI Press, ISBN 978-1-55938-999-0 Siamon Gordon, ed. (2000). Phagocytosis: microbial invasion. 6. ...
*  Emperipolesis
... is unlike phagocytosis, in which the engulfed cell is killed by the lysosomal enzymes of the macrophage. Instead ... Hemophagocytic syndrome Phagocytosis Emperipolesis. dictionary.com. URL: http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/emperipolesis. ...
*  Active transport
biology-online.org Phagocytosis. Courses.washington.edu. Retrieved on 2011-12-05. Jahn, Reinhard, and Thomas C Sudhof. " ... Biologists distinguish two main types of endocytosis: pinocytosis and phagocytosis. In pinocytosis, cells engulf liquid ... particles (in humans this process occurs in the small intestine, where cells engulf fat droplets). In phagocytosis, cells ...
*  Phagocyte
Phagocytosis is the process of taking in particles such as bacteria, parasites, dead host cells, and cellular and foreign ... Phagocytosis occurs after the foreign body, a bacterial cell, for example, has bound to molecules called "receptors" that are ... Phagocytosis of bacteria by human neutrophils takes on average nine minutes. Once inside this phagocyte, the bacterium is ... After phagocytosis, macrophages and dendritic cells can also participate in antigen presentation, a process in which a ...
*  1882 in science
Élie Metchnikoff discovers phagocytosis. Italian physicist Luigi Palmieri detects helium on Earth for the first time through ...
*  Platelet
The fibrin is slowly dissolved by the fibrinolytic enzyme, plasmin, and the platelets are cleared by phagocytosis. In addition ... ISBN 978-1-4200-9989-8 ISBN 978-1-84569-363-3) Movat HZ; Weiser WJ; Glynn MF; Mustard JF (1965). "Platelet phagocytosis and ... Old platelets are destroyed by phagocytosis in the spleen and liver. An overview summarizing platelet dynamics, the complex ...
*  Polysaccharide encapsulated bacteria
"Bacterial Defense against Phagocytosis". Pearson H (1977). "Sickle cell anemia and severe infections due to encapsulated ...
*  Hartmann F. Stähelin
I. Observations on the metabolism of guinea pig leucocytes and the influence of phagocytosis". J. Exp. Med. 104 (1): 121-36. ... Sbarra AJ, Karnovsky ML (1959). "The biochemical basis of phagocytosis. I. Metabolic changes during the ingestion of particles ... to work on a project on phagocytosis inspired by Emanuel Suter (then at Harvard, later second Dean of the University of Florida ...
*  Pinocytosis
... also works as phagocytosis; the only difference is that phagocytosis is specific in the substances it transports. ... Phagocytosis engulfs whole particles, which are later broken down by enzymes, such as cathepsins, and absorbed into the cells. ... Macropinosome Phagocytosis Receptor-mediated endocytosis Abbas, Abul, et al. "Basic Immunology: Functions and Disorders of the ... In contrast to phagocytosis, it generates very small amounts of ATP from the wastes of alternative substances such as lipids ( ...
*  Phagoptosis
... and therefore this form of cell death is prevented by blocking phagocytosis. Phagocytosis of an otherwise-viable cell may occur ... Phagocytosis of such cells requires specific receptors on the phagocyte that recognise either phosphatidylserine directly or ... "Don't-eat-me" signals include CD47, which when expressed on the surface of a cell, inhibit phagocytosis of that cell, by ... Microglial phagocytosis of stressed-but-viable neurons occurs under inflammatory conditions, and may contribute to neuronal ...
*  Gaseous signaling molecules
Leukocytes generate HCN during phagocytosis. The vasodilatation, caused by sodium nitroprusside, has been shown to be mediated ...
*  HIV vaccine
Phagocytosis of the HIV virions. Chemical or organic based capture (creation of any skin or additional membrane around the ...
*  Polydnavirus
The gene also inhibits phagocytosis. PolyDNAvirus can also act on melanisation, MdBV interferes with the production of ... "Glc1.8 from Microplitis demolitor Bracovirus Induces a Loss of Adhesion and Phagocytosis in Insect High Five and S2 Cells". ...
*  Cafeteria roenbergensis virus
CroV enters cells via phagocytosis. Once inside the cell, the CroV capsid disassembles and the viral proteins and genome are ...
*  Visna virus
Kerrigan AM, Brown GD (2009). "C-type lectins and phagocytosis". Immunobiology. 214 (7): 562-575. doi:10.1016/j.imbio.2008.11. ...
*  Major histocompatibility complex
"Mechanisms of phagocytosis in macrophages". Annu. Rev. Immunol. 17: 593-623. doi:10.1146/annurev.immunol.17.1.593. PMID ... phagocytes such as macrophages and immature dendritic cells take up entities by phagocytosis into phagosomes-though B cells ...