The transcriptome of human monocyte subsets begins to emerge
Sir William Dunn School of Pathology, University of Oxford, Oxford, OX1 3RE, UK
Journal of Biology 2009, 8:99 doi:10.1186/jbiol206Published: 23 December 2009
Human monocytes can be divided into subsets according to their expression or lack of the cell-surface antigen CD16. In papers published recently in the Journal of Proteome Research and in BMC Genomics, two groups publish independent transcriptome analyses of CD16+ and CD16-monocytes, with revealing results.