Tracking the 'General': Tagging skin-derived dendritic cells

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Abstract

Dendritic cells (DCs) are the sentinels of the immune system; their migration, maturation and mobilization are fundamental to immunity and tolerance. The recent tracking of DCs from the skin to lymph node (LN) and their enumeration using a Cre/loxP system demonstrate the recruitment of a higher than expected number of DCs to the draining LN after cutaneous administration of DNA-coated gold particles. The longevity of the migrated DCs was also longer than previously reported.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)58-59
Number of pages2
JournalTrends in Biotechnology
Volume22
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Feb 2004
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biotechnology
  • Bioengineering

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