Apoptotic PS to phagocyte TIM-4: eat me

John Savill, Chris Gregory

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Abstract

Although cells dying by apoptosis expose the classical "eat me" signal phosphatidylserine (PS), a phagocytic transmembrane receptor for PS has proved elusive. Now cell and structural studies (Kobayashi et al. [2007] and Santiago et al. [2007] in this issue of Immunity) implicate the type I molecule TIM-4.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)830-2
Number of pages3
JournalImmunity
Volume27
Issue number6
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2007

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