Tissue Specific and Named Macrophages

Subtle differences in the morphology and functions of macrophages develop as a result of the influence of a particular microenvironment. Appearance of macrophages to histologists have been described as a kind of mythological Proteus, “a creature who had the power of changing his appearance at will”.… Read More

M-spike

Synonyms: Monoclonal spike, M-protein spike, Monoclonal band, Monoclonal gammopathy Tests showing M-spike Serum Protein Electrophoresis (SPEP) Urine Protein Electrophoresis (UPEP) Normal SPEP or UPEP Electrophoresis is a method of separating proteins based on their physical properties. Albumin – the largest peak, lies closest to the positive… Read More