Table I.

Phenotype of monocytes, macrophages, and dendritic cellsa

Relative Expression Level of Phenotypic Markers
MonocytesMacrophagesImmature DCMature DC
MHC II++++/+++++++++
CD3
CD11c++++
CD14++++/−
CD40+++++
CD54+++++
CD80+++/++
CD83+
CD86+++++
DC-SIGN++
  • a Human monocytes, macrophages, and DCs were stained with fluorophore-conjugated Abs to the listed cell surface Ags and assessed by flow cytometry. The relative expression level for each marker is given and, in all cases, was consistent with the literature.