Monocytes And Macrophages
Monocytes and Macrophages (9869-09)
Explore monocytes and macrophages and their role in the functioning of the body's innate primary defence mechanism.
PEP hours: 16
CPS credits: 1.0
Course Type: Express
Start Date: Upon registration
Completion: Up to 52 weeks
Delivery: PDF via email
Equipment: Computer with Internet is required
- Describe the morphological appearance of monocyte.
- List the general functions of monocytes and macrophages.
- Outline the development of monocytes and macrophages.
- List the common surface markers of the developing monocyte series.
- Describe the hematopoietic growth factors that influence monocyte development.
- Tabulate the locations of the specific tissue macrophages.
- List the specific names of tissue macrophages where they have them
- Describe the unique functions of tissue macrophages where they are important.
- Describe the role of monocytes as part of innate immunity.
- Describe the functions of macrophages as phagocyte cells.
- Outline the role of phagocytes as accessory cells.
- List the important products that macrophages secrete.
- Describe the function of macrophages in wound healing and as an anti tumor agent.
- Describe how macrophages are involved in various infectious and disease processes.
Author/Instructor: John Chapman, FCSMLS, FIMLS, CLSp(H)
Version Date: December 2009