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Study finds monocytes replenish the bone marrow's supply of infection-fighting monocytes

05:19 EDT 10 Aug 2017 | Medical Xpress

Infection-fighting immune cells known as monocytes consist of two distinct subpopulations in the bone marrow, an A*STAR investigation has found. One of these acts as a reservoir for the other in order to maintain a stable pool of monocytes circulating through the bloodstream, a discovery that could inform future drug development.

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