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Macrophage moving along a surface

A macrophage (mobile cells) moves along a surface

A macrophage moves along a surface. Macrophages are mobile cells that make up the cleanup crew in the body. They engulf and remove tissue debris after an injury, foreign particles from bodily fluids, bacteria and dead cells.

This research was performed in the lab of Paul Matsudaira, an assistant professor at the Whitehead Institute.

Credit: ©Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research

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