Immune 50: Red blood cells are immune sentinels

November 11, 2021

Immune reviews evidence that toll-like receptor 9 on the surface of red blood cells binds DNA, leading to uptake by macrophages and innate immune activation.

Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Stephanie Langel, Cynthia Leifer, and Brianne Barker

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One comment on “Immune 50: Red blood cells are immune sentinels

  1. Jennnifer Fallon Nov 12, 2021

    This is amazing thank you! I need to know more about green red blood cells! Also I love the ladies of Immune! They are like Greek Goddesses of Science! ( Please don’t be offended. I mean this in the most respectful way! I have great admiration and respect for them,)
    Thank you for this inspiration!
    Jennifer Fallon
    Also I need to see these images! I think it could be a painting. I hope the article is open access.