Chapter 16. Polymorphonuclear Leucocyte Chemotaxis: Detection of the Gradient and Development of Cell Polarity

  1. Ruth Porter,
  2. Maeve O'Connor and
  3. Julie Whelan
  1. Sally H. Zigmond

Published Online: 30 MAY 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470720547.ch16

Ciba Foundation Symposium 71 - Blood Cells and Vessel Walls: Functional Interactions

Ciba Foundation Symposium 71 - Blood Cells and Vessel Walls: Functional Interactions

How to Cite

Zigmond, S. H. (1980) Polymorphonuclear Leucocyte Chemotaxis: Detection of the Gradient and Development of Cell Polarity, in Ciba Foundation Symposium 71 - Blood Cells and Vessel Walls: Functional Interactions (eds R. Porter, M. O'Connor and J. Whelan), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470720547.ch16

Author Information

  1. Department of Biology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 MAY 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1980

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780444901125

Online ISBN: 9780470720547

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Keywords:

  • polymorphonuclear leucocyte chemotaxis;
  • chemotaxis;
  • chemical gradient;
  • cell polarity;
  • chemokinesis

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Definition and Assay Systems

  • Gradient Detection

  • Cell Polarity

  • Acknowledgements

  • References

  • Discussion

  • References