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a large phagocyte

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29) Interleukin-10 inhibited release of proinflammatory mediators by alveolar macrophages in patients with ARDS who presented with lower plasma and BAL levels of IL-10.
Mice exposed to 25ppm but not 250 ppb of arsenic had a modest increase in airway total leukocyte count that was driven by an increase in alveolar macrophages and lymphocytes (Figure 1d, e).
The alveolar macrophage is the primary immune cell in the alveolar space and is responsible for maintaining homeostasis of the lower airways through phagocytosis of pathogens and removal of debris.
Proteome comparison of alveolar macrophages with monocytes reveals distinct protein characteristics.
Infection by Mycobacterium tuberculosis promotes human alveolar macrophage apoptosis," Infection and Immunity, vol.
MMP-7 has been shown to be upregulated in the lungs in IPF, particularly in alveolar macrophages and hyperplastic epithelial cells [10].
Measurements of cell viability weremade with Cell Titer 96Aqueous One Solution Cell Proliferation Assay [MTS, (3-(4,5-dimethylthiazol-2-yl)-5-(3-carboxymethoxyphenyl)-2-(4-sulfophenyl)-2H-tetrazolium)] with human alveolar macrophages as well as with human monocyte-derived macrophages (MDMs), incubated with different doses of 20nm and 110nmnAg for 24 hours.
This resistance to alveolar macrophage removal is described as retention and is related to the form of asbestos fiber inhaled.
Remarkably, when the animals received dietary zinc supplements at doses comparable with those used to treat severe zinc deficiency in humans, the deleterious effects of chronic alcohol ingestion on GMCSF signaling and bacterial phagocytosis in the alveolar macrophage were reversed (Joshi et al.
Modulation of alveolar macrophage function by condensed tannin.
In addition, the product of CMV gene was found capable of activating the gene in alveolar macrophage responsible for the production of interleukin-1.
In addition, the product of a CMV gene was found capable of activating the gene in alveolar macrophage responsive for the production of interleukin-1.
Alveolar macrophage activation and an emphysema-like phenotype in adiponectin-deficient mice.
Alveolar macrophage proteinase/antiproteinase expression in lung function and emphysema.
Our in vitro experiments showed that alveolar macrophage function and antibacterial peptide activity were compromised after exposure to ash from the Eyjafjallajokull volcano.