Plasmacytoid Dendritic Cells (pDC)

Plasmacytoid dendritic cells (pDCs) are a unique subset of dendritic cells specialized in secreting high levels of type I interferons.


pDCs play a crucial role in antiviral immunity and have been implicated in the initiation and development of many autoimmune and inflammatory diseases


(Source: Ye, 2020)

Role in Health and Disease