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Table 1 Different metabolic ways of immune cells

From: The cancer metabolic reprogramming and immune response

Type Cell subtypes Metabolic patterns Reference
T cell Naïve T cell FAO
OXPHOS
Glutamine metabolism
[33,34,35]
Treg cell OXPHOS
FAO
[36]
Effector T cell Glycolysis
OXPHOS
[37, 38]
Memory T cell FAO
OXPHOS
[39, 40]
B cell B cell (resting)
Activated B cell
Glycolysis
Glycolysis
[41, 42]
Macrophages M1 Glycolysis
Pentose phosphate pathway
[43, 44]
M2 OXPHOS
FAO
[45, 46]
Neutrophils - Glycolysis [47, 48]
NK cell - Glycolysis [41]
DCs DCs (resting) OXPHOS [49, 50]
DCs (active) Glycolysis