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Myeloid-Derived Suppressor Cell

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A population of myeloid cells, mainly dendritic cells, macrophages and neutrophils, that have immunosuppressive activity. During inflammation, chronic infection or cancer, these cells may promote angiogenesis or tumor cell invasion. [ NCI ]

Synonyms: MDSC, Myeloid-Derived Suppressor Cell

Term info

Subsets

NCIT_C116977, NCIT_C142799

Display Name

Myeloid-Derived Suppressor Cell

NCI META CUI

CL512937

Preferred Name

Myeloid-Derived Suppressor Cell

code

C129908

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