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Neutrophil, a leukocyte phagocytoses bacteria

Phagocytosis

Phagocytosis is the process by which particulate material is endocytosed (“eaten”) by a cell (From Greek phagein, to eat.). The ...
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Cartoon of granulocytes, basophil, eosinophil and neutrophil

Granulocytes

The granulocytes are so called because they have densely granules in their cytoplasm; they are also called polymorphonuclear leukocytes because ...
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Dendritic cell transfected and expressing green fluorescent protein

Transfection

This video shows how dendritic cells growing in culture are transfected with a plasmid containing a gene for the Green ...
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macrophage jumping to engulf bacteria cartoon

Meet Macrophage

This animation is a cartoon depicting a macrophage chasing bacteria to ultimately phagocytose them. Macrophages are white blood cells. One ...
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Dendritic Cell Cartoon Immunology

Dendritic Cells

Dendritic cells are named after their branched projections called dendrites. These cells are the sentinels of the immune system and ...
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CD8 CTL Killer T Cell Cartoon

Lymphocytes

The lymphocytes are a class of white blood cells considered to be part of the adaptive immune system. There are two major ...
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