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Expression of factors within tumours to reduce immune suppression

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Macrophages are important immune cells that play central roles in both health and disease. They display a broad phenotypic diversity, although for simplicity two distinct subtypes have been denoted ‘M1’ and ‘M2’. While this nomenclature is overly simple, it does provide a useful framework for classifying different macrophages. M1 macrophages are largely characterised by their pro-inflammatory, disease-fighting functions, whereas M2 macrophages are involved in wound healing, tissue remodell...

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Division:
MSD
Department:
Oncology
Department:
University of Oxford
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University of Oxford
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Supervisor, Contributor
Department:
University of Oxford
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University of Oxford
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Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford
Language:
English
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uuid:3333ba71-e0fd-414b-9f8c-52bd66e5d8be
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2017-05-03

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