UNIT 14.6 Measurement of Bacterial Ingestion and Killing by Macrophages
Published Online: 1 MAY 2001
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Current Protocols in Immunology
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Campbell, P. A., Canono, B. P. and Drevets, D. A. 2001. Measurement of Bacterial Ingestion and Killing by Macrophages. Current Protocols in Immunology. 12:14.6:14.6.1–14.6.13.
- Published Online: 1 MAY 2001
- Published Print: DEC 1994
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Describes method for determining critically whether bacteria are merely bound to the surface of bacteria, or have been internalized—a question clearly important for bactericidal activity as well, as bacteria bound to macrophage surfaces are not killed by the macrophage unless internalized.