monocyte monocyte

Definition(s):

  • (n) a type of granular leukocyte that functions in the ingestion of bacteria

Usage(s):

  • The bacillus lives parasitically within the monocyte.

News

  • VBL Therapeutics Discloses Data about VB-201 Novel Mechanism and Pre-Clinical Efficacy in Atherosclerosis

    VBL Therapeutics, a clinical-stage biotechnology company committed to the development of novel treatments for immune-inflammatory diseases and cancer, announced today the publication of pre-clinical data for VB-201 in the journal of Atherosclerosis. The manuscript reports that VB-201 can broadly inhibit monocyte chemotaxis, with up to 90% efficacy in vitro.
    on July 8, 2013     Source: Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance

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