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Figure 10 | Respiratory Research

Figure 10

From: Selective accumulation of langerhans-type dendritic cells in small airways of patients with COPD

Figure 10

Proposed schematic representation of the interrelationship of pulmonary myeloid dendritic cell subsets assessed by flowcytometry. Pulmonary langerin positive Langerhans-type dendritic cells (LDC) are partially express CD1a and are closely related to BDCA-1 positive dendritic cells. These cells are separated from the interstitial type dendritic cells (intDC), which are identified by DC-SIGN and the myeloid dendritic cell type 2 (mDC2), identified by BDCA-3 high expression. Dimensions of the Venn-diagrams are not proportional to the absolute size of the different pulmonary DC subsets.

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