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White Blood Cells

Japan, 1991 (MIFF 1992, Science Film Programme)

Director: Satoshi Hanasaki

Neutrophil is the key factor in how white blood cells protect us from Infection. Japanese researchers have recently succeeded in extracting and purifying a hormone called G-CSF, known for its efficiency in propagating the neutrophil. This film studies the role of G-CSF with state-of-the-art micro-cinema­tography. Watch how your white blood cells take to the battlefield in fighting everyday infections.

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