These studies provide the first demonstration of the capacity of cells derived from normal human monocytes to kill a multicellular organism in a manner independent of specific antibody, C, and macrophage activation. This in vitro observation suggests that human monocytes and macrophages may contribute to innate resistance to infection with S. mansoni.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||3|
|Journal||Journal of Immunology|
|State||Published - 1979|
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