noun, plural: reticuloendothelial cells
Examples of these cells are the macrophages, macrophage precursors, specialized endothelial cells lining the liver sinusoids, spleen, and bone marrow, and reticular cells of lymphatic tissue and bone marrow (fibroblasts).
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... pathogenic bacteria when injected into infected hosts. A single E. coli cell injected with a single T4 phage at 37°C in rich media lyses after 25-30 ... phage particles are rapidly eliminated from circulation by the reticuloendothelial system (RES), largely by sequestration in the spleen ...
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