Published in Women's Health Weekly, October 1st, 2009
"The objective of this work is to characterize the role of tumor-associated macrophages (TAM) on the immune cellular response against the tumor. We used the HPV16 E6- and E7-expressing TC-1 mouse tumor model to study the effect of TAM on T-cell function in vitro, and depleted TAM, using clodronate-containing liposomes, to characterize its role in vivo. TAM, characterized by the positive expression of CD45, F4/80, and CD11b, formed...
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