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Functionally different Langerhans' cells in human epidermis.

Warfvinge K, Mikulowska A, Falck B
DOI: 10.2340/0001555571429430


Experiments comparing the L-dopa histofluorescence method for the visualization of epidermal Langerhans' cells and immunocytochemical labelling with monoclonal anti-T6 antibodies have demonstrated the existence of two functionally different human Langerhans' cells: those that take up L-dopa by a mediated transport and those that lack the capacity to take up L-dopa.


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