Procainized murine macrophages fail in the agglutination of opsonized isologous erythrocytes

Experimentelle Pathologie
G GeyerW Linss

Abstract

Murine peritoneal macrophages exhibit numerous slender microvilli and several invaginations of the cell membrane. By treatment with isotonic 2.10(-2) M procain-PBS the surface of macrophages is smoothed significantly. Isolated macrophages agglutinate opsonized isologous erythrocytes. Procainizing of macrophages inhibits this agglutination. The finding provides evidence for typing of macrophage receptors whether or not sensitive to procain treatment.

References

Nov 1, 1974·Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America·M P Sheetz, S J Singer

Citations

Jan 1, 1980·Acta histochemica·W LöseckeG Geyer
Jan 1, 1979·Acta histochemica·A KissG Geyer
Jan 1, 1979·Acta histochemica·G GeyerD Stibenz
Jan 1, 1980·Experimentelle Pathologie·G GeyerW Linss

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