COPE Media Kit


Cope Home
Previous entry:
FNRB
Next entry:
foamy cells
Random entry:
cytokine receptor-like factor-2
Search COPE:

foam cells

[foam cell]

Foam cells (lipid-laden macrophages) develop from macrophages that have ingested oxidized low density lipoprotein by a variety of endocytic pathways (Itabe and Takano, 2000). These macrophages help or hinder cholesterol removal from vessel walls in atherosclerotic lesions (Kruth, 2001).

These cells have been described also as lipophages. They are being referred to also as xanthoma cells and have been called foamy macrophages or foamy histiocytes.

The term, also: foamy cells, is used also in a more general sense to denote other cell types that are lipid-laden. For example, IGF-1 induces mesangial cells ... ... ... ... ... Subscribe to continue reading! ... ...

 

Content view restricted !

COPE - with 54500+ entries the most comprehensive cell-to-cell communication knowledge base

Extensive In-depth and In Context Information covering terminology, nomenclature, concepts, strategies & complexities of cellular communication, including Acute phase proteins | Angiogenesis | Antimicrobial & host defense peptides | Apoptosis & other forms of cell death | CD antigens | Cell lines | Cell reprogramming | Chemokines | Cryptides | Cytokines & Growth factors | CytokineTopics | Eukaryotic cell types & expression profiles | Hematopoiesis | Hormones | Inflamation & inflammatory mediators | Innate Immunity | Metalloproteinases | Microvesicles / Microparticles | Moonlighting proteins & cryptides | Neuropeptides | Non-coding RNAs | Pathogenicity & Virulence Factors | Pattern recognition receptors | Peptide sequences | Protein domains | Regulatory peptide factors | Viroceptors | Virokines and more.

Full COPEing for subscribers:

Access to Alphabet bar, Freetext search, Leafing/browsing functions, Internal Backlinking, Topic-specific introductions, Topic-specific integrated subdictionaries, Scientific references with PubMed links

with a 15 USD/month subscription at Cells-Talk.com

See example pages at the bottom of the Cells-Talk.com home page
THE SMART ONES COPE
The others just sisyphos around

 

Copyright © 1997-2021. All rights reserved by Dr H Ibelgaufts, the author of COPE - Cytokines & Cells Online Pathfinder Encyclopaedia

ENTRY LAST MODIFIED: January 2017



 
 
SUPPORT COPE | Intro | Subdictionaries | New Entries | Contribute data | COPE Credentials
# A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

              Created, developed, and maintained by Dr H Ibelgaufts              
About the author of COPE
  |    Contact COPE   |    Terms & Conditions


U L T R A   P O S S E    N E M O   O B L I G A T U R



cope.cgi Version 1.41 [08.12.2020]. (c) JI. Powered by Perl 5.028001. key=19514