White Cell Manual
F.A. Davis, Jan 1, 1998 - Medical - 143 pages
-- Designed as an introduction to leukocyte physiology, this text provides a brief, focused exploration of how white blood cells work in health and disease-- Tables summarize distinctive findings in different types of leukemia-- Detailed artwork depicts processes and interactions, with the clearest discussions on leukokinetics, lymphocyte disorders, and granulocyte function-- New information on immune function that has come to light through AIDS research
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Diverse Effects of Neutrophils
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abnormality activation acute leukemia adhesion molecules allogeneic amyloid anemia antibodies antigen bacteria basophils binding caused CD4+ cell-mediated chemotactic chromosome chronic circulating clinical clonal cytes cytokines cytoplasm cytotoxic daughter cells defect differentiation disease disorder endothelial cells eosinophils Figure function gene segments GM-CSF granules growth factors heavy chains humoral immune immune deficiency immune response immunoglobulin immunologically competent increase inducing infection inflammatory initial interleukins killing leukemic cells leukocyte light chains lymph lymphocytes lymphoid tissues lymphoma Lymphopenia macrophages malignant manifestations marginal pool maturation mediators membrane migration monoclonal monocytes morphologic myeloblasts myeloid myeloid cells myeloma myeloproliferative myeloproliferative diseases neoplastic neutropenia neutrophil count neutrophils NK cells normal occur pathogenic patients peripheral blood phagocytic phagocytosis phocytes plasma cells platelets pre-B cells precursors proliferation promyelocytes protein reactions release result selectin serum specific stem cells storage pool subset syndrome synthesized T-cell receptor therapy thymus tion types viral