22 February 2013 HF-LPLI-treated tumor cells induce NO production in macrophage
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Proceedings Volume 8582, Biophotonics and Immune Responses VIII; 85820Y (2013) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2006041
Event: SPIE BiOS, 2013, San Francisco, California, United States
Abstract
High fluence low-power laser irradiation (HF-LPLI) provides a new stimulator to trigger cell apoptosis, and it is well known that apoptotic cells provide antigens to effectively trigger recognition by the immune system. In order to investigate the effect of HF-LPLI on the professional antigen-presenting cell (APC) function, in our primary study, we focused our attention on the effect of HF-LPLI-treated tumor cells on macrophages phagocytosis and NO production. Both confocal microscopy and flowcytometry analysis showed that HF-LPLI (120 J/cm2) induced significantly EMT6 death. Further experiments showed that HF-LPLI-treated EMT6 cells could be phagocyted by the murine macrophage cells RAW264.7, and could induce NO production in macrophages. Taken together, our results indicate that HF-LPLI-treated tumor cells effectively regulated the immune system. The HF-LPLI effect on the APC function needs to be further studied.
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Cuixia Lu, Cuixia Lu, Feifan Zhou, Feifan Zhou, Shengnan Wu, Shengnan Wu, Da Xing, Da Xing, } "HF-LPLI-treated tumor cells induce NO production in macrophage", Proc. SPIE 8582, Biophotonics and Immune Responses VIII, 85820Y (22 February 2013); doi: 10.1117/12.2006041; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2006041
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