Number of Langerhans cells

Value 620 cells/mm^2
Organism Mouse Mus musculus
Reference Ness KJ, Fan J, Wilke WW, Coleman RA, Cook RT, Schlueter AJ.Chronic ethanol consumption decreases murine Langerhans cell numbers and delays migration of Langerhans cells as well as dermal dendritic cells. Alcohol Clin Exp Res. 2008 Apr32(4):pp. 660 fig. 1(B)PubMed ID18241312
Method Baseline Langerhans cell (LC) and dermal DC (dDC) numbers were enumerated by immunofluorescence (IF).
Comments Langerhans' cells are dendritic cells[1] in the epidermis,[2] containing large granules called Birbeck granules.
Entered by Uri M
ID 102639