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Zebrafish kidney phagocytes utilize macropinocytosis and Ca+-dependent endocytic mechanisms.
(Public Library of Science, 2/2/2009)
BACKGROUND: The innate immune response constitutes the first line of defense against invading pathogens and consists of a variety of immune defense mechanisms including active endocytosis by macrophages and granulocytes. ...
Rag1-/- mutant zebrafish demonstrate specific protection following bacterial re-exposure.
(Public Library of Science, 9/6/2012)
BACKGROUND: Recombination activation gene 1 deficient (rag1(-/-)) mutant zebrafish have a reduced lymphocyte-like cell population that lacks functional B and T lymphocytes of the acquired immune system, but includes Natural ...