International Journal of Immunology

Volume 3, Issue 1, February 2015

  • Erythrocyte: Bacteria Killer and Bacteria Pray

    Hayk Minasyan

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 1-1, February 2015
    Pages: 1-7
    Received: 2 December 2014
    Accepted: 20 December 2014
    Published: 20 December 2014
    This article belongs to the Special Issue Antibacterial Cellular and Humoral Immunity
    Abstract: Erythrocyte is human blood main bactericidal cell. During movement in blood stream erythrocytes are triboelectrically charged by rubbing to each other and vessel walls and this charge automatically attracts and keeps bacteria on erythrocyte surface. Bacteria fixation on erythrocyte membrane activates the receptors of the membrane and stimulates tra... Show More