Dendritic cells

FIt-SNE plot of Cd209a expression in mouse heart cells from McLellan et al 2020. Specifity of Cd209a transcript is highlighted in dendritic-like cells (DLC). Pinto Lab - Baker Heart and Diabetes Institute

Dendritic cells (DCs) are an immune cell type. A key function of DCs is antigen presentation to T cells to elicit an adaptive immune response.

Marker genes: Cd209a, Itgax, H2-Aa.

Abbreviated cell population name(s): DC.