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Table 1 Effects of aging on neutrophil numbers and functions

From: Neutrophils are immune cells preferentially targeted by retinoic acid in elderly subjects

  NO EFFECT DECREASE
NUMBER Chatta G. S., 1993, Gerontology Born J., 1995, Mech. Ageing Dev. Chatta G.S., 1996, Drugs Aging De Martinis M., 2004, Immunol. Cell. Biol.
ADHESION MacGregor R. R., 1990, J. Gerontol. Tortorella C, 1993, Mech. Ageing Dev. Esparza B., 1996, Immunol. Investig. Biasi D., 1996, Inflammation Damtew B., 1990, Clin. Immunol. Immunopathol. De Martinis M., 2004, Immunol. Cell. Biol.
CHEMOTAXIS Corberand J., 1981, J. Am. Geriatr. Soc Phair J. P., 1978, J. Infect. Dis. MacGregor R. R., 1990, J. Gerontol. Esparza B., 1996, Immunol. Invest. Alonso-Fernandez P., 2008, J. Am. Geriatr. Soc. Niwa Y., 1989, Life Sci. Polignano A., 1994, Cytobios Wenisch C., 2000, J. Leukoc. Biol. Isgüt-Uysal V.N, 2003, Mech. Ageing Dev.
PHAGOCYTOSIS Niwa Y., 1989, Life Sci. Chan S.S., 1998, Free Radic. Biol. Med. Mege J.L., 1988. Neurobiol. Ageing Butcher S. K., 2001, J. Leukoc. Biol. Lord J.M. et al., 2001, Mech. Ageing Dev. Isgüt-Uysal V.N., 2003, Mech. Ageing Dev. Göcer P., 2005, Med. Princ. Prat.
ROS PRODUCTION   Wenisch C., 2000, J. Leukoc. Biol. Göcer P., 2005, Med. Princ. Pract.