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Phagocytes Part 2: Neutrophils

Immunology

Innate Immunity and Infection

  1. Antonio Ferrante FRCPath PhD Director of Department of Immunopathology and Professor, Department of Paediatrics1,2,3

Published Online: 15 MAR 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470688618.taw0085

Topley and Wilson's Microbiology and Microbial Infections

Topley and Wilson's Microbiology and Microbial Infections

How to Cite

Ferrante, A. 2010. Phagocytes Part 2: Neutrophils. Topley and Wilson's Microbiology and Microbial Infections. .

Author Information

  1. 1

    Women's and Children's Hospital, South Australia

  2. 2

    University of Adelaide

  3. 3

    University of South Australia, Professor of Immunopharmacology, School of Pharmacy and Medical Sciences, Adelaide, Australia

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 MAR 2010

Abstract

  • 1
    Introduction
  • 2
    Neutrophil Development
  • 3
    Mobilization to Sites of Infection and Damaged Tissues
  • 4
    Recognition and Phagocytosis of Microbial Pathogens
  • 5
    Antimicrobial Armory of the Neutrophil
  • 6
    Intracellular Signaling and Neutrophil Functions
  • 7
    Neutrophil Priming
  • 8
    Role of Neutrophils in Microbial Defense
  • 9
    Apoptosis
  • 10
    Production of Inflammatory Mediators
  • 11
    Neutrophil Immunodeficiency Diseases

Keywords:

  • phagocytes Part 2-neutrophils;
  • neutrophil development;
  • mobilization to sites of infection and damaged tissues;
  • microbial pathogens-recognition and phagocytosis;
  • antimicrobial armory of neutrophil;
  • intracellular signaling and neutrophil functions;
  • neutrophil priming;
  • neutrophil role in microbial defense apoptosis