Understanding Spontaneous Conversion: The Case of the Ly6C Monocyte

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Mouse blood monocytes include two main subsets usually discriminated by the expression of the Ly6C surface marker. The study by Mildner et al. (2017) in this issue of Immunity clarifies the transcriptional circuits controlling the generation of Ly6C cells from their obligate precursors, the Ly6C+ monocytes.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)764-766
Number of pages3
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - May 16 2017

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Immunology and Allergy
  • Immunology
  • Infectious Diseases


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