Macrophages in invertebrates: from insects and crustaceans to marine bivalves

Macrophages are critical components of the antimicrobial response. The recent explosion of knowledge on the evolutionary, genetic, and biochemical aspects of the interaction between macrophages and microbes has renewed scientific interest in macrophages. The conservation of immune components or mechanisms between organisms during the evolutionary process allows us to elucidate antimicrobial mechanisms or discover new … Continue reading Macrophages in invertebrates: from insects and crustaceans to marine bivalves

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