NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – An international team led by researchers from the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard have used single-cell RNA sequencing to identify six dendritic cell (DC) and four monocyte subtypes in human blood. Of these, three of the six DC subtypes were new and two of the four monocyte subtypes were new.

The team believes the identification of these new subtypes sheds light on these cells' role in tissues, inflammation, and disease. It could also help better pinpoint and refine therapeutic targeting using these cells. 

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