Reactive oxygen species switch immune cells from migratory to murderous

Neutrophils are the superheroes of the body’s immune system. Normally mild-mannered, they travel through the bloodstream until they reach an emergency situation, such as a cut or infection, where they switch into battle-mode to engulf and destroy foreign invaders. Neutrophils use ROS concentration to determine when to stop migrating and start killing, report scientists….

Neutrophils are the superheroes of the body’s immune system. Normally mild-mannered, they travel through the bloodstream until they reach an emergency situation, such as a cut or infection, where they switch into battle-mode to engulf and destroy foreign invaders. Neutrophils use ROS concentration to determine when to stop migrating and start killing, report scientists….