tissue regeneration
Macrophages Are the Ultimate Multitaskers
Macrophages Are the Ultimate Multitaskers
Claire Asher | Oct 1, 2017
From guiding branching neurons in the developing brain to maintaining a healthy heartbeat, there seems to be no job that the immune cells can’t tackle.
Infographic: Macrophages Around the Body
Infographic: Macrophages Around the Body
Claire Asher | Sep 30, 2017
In addition to circulating in the blood as immune sentinels, macrophages play specialized roles in different organs around the body.
Image of the Day: Oculus Reparo
Image of the Day: Oculus Reparo
The Scientist Staff | Jul 10, 2017
Following an injury to a Drosophila pupal wing, macrophages swoop in, engulfing debris and aiding in the tissue regeneration process.