Tag: macrophage

  • A Way Through the Crowd: Motility of macrophages in a dense microenvironment

    A Way Through the Crowd: Motility of macrophages in a dense microenvironment

    Macrophages – the most versatile and multipurpose cells of the immune system – scavenge away pathogens and sick cells to protect us from diseases. We have previously mentioned how macrophages also happen to be present in almost every tissue to perform this very function. Most of the immune cells continuously circulate in the blood, but in a […]

  • New Role of Macrophages Concerning Ischemic Injuries Discovered

    New Role of Macrophages Concerning Ischemic Injuries Discovered

    Blood vessels, like roads, connect all parts of our body to the heart. Through those well enclosed walls, blood circulates to every crevice to deliver oxygen and nutrients vital for survival of tissues. The heart pumps blood into the aorta that branches out into arteries that in turn further branch into capillaries, together fulfilling the […]