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- noun immunology A
leukocytethat is able to induce an immune responseby creating antibodies
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Beyond the composition of the inflammatory soup in which activation occurs, the local environment (the “niche” in which the immunocyte lodges) also influences cell stimulation (Cahalan and Gutman 2006).
These findings expand the mechanistic role for chemokines and HBD2 in mucosal inflammation to include immunocyte trafficking and killing of microbes with the concomitant activation of restitutive