Never Underestimate the Power of a Neutrophil

Marco A. Cassatella, Massimo Locati, Alberto Mantovani

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Polymorphonuclear neutrophil leukocytes (PMNs) have long been viewed as short-lived effector cells capable of phagocytosing pathogens and mediating tissue damage. In this issue of Immunity, Zhang et al. (2009) shed fresh light on the plasticity and immunoregulatory functions of PMNs.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)698-700
Number of pages3
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - Nov 20 2009

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Immunology and Allergy
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Immunology


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