Immune cells express endocrine markers.

  Vol. 23 (1) 2002 Neuro endocrinology letters Letter   2002; 23(1): 8-9 PubMed PMID:  11880855    Citation  Keywords:  Animals, Biomarkers, Endocrine Glands:metabolism, Humans, Immune System:cytology,.   

: Evidence are now given that immune cells expressed endocrine markers like neuropeptides, biogenic amine, neuropeptide processing enzymes, regulated secretion pathway. In clear, immune cells expressed like the nervous system an endocrine phenotype. This give the following question: what can we now consider as immune or endocrine?

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