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macrophage migration inhibitory factor

A 25-kD proinflammatory lymphokine, produced by T cells in response to antigenic stimulus, which inhibits macrophage migration.

MMIF is encoded by MIF on chromosome 22q11.23.

Cell-mediated immunity, inflammation and regulation of macrophage function in host defence by suppressing the anti-inflammatory effects of glucocorticoids.
Increases intracellular cAMP, polymerises microtubules, stops macrophage progression.


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Unlike traditional video, Cinegif creates small, animated GIF files that play instantly on most smart phones.
GIF , verb; to create a GIF file of (an image or video sequence, especially relating to an event).
Submissions: Entries to the "Deck the PEEPS" Contest must be photographs uploaded in jpeg, jpg or gif file format, preferably no larger than 365 pixels x 365 pixels.
Editor's Note: The Inprimis logo is available as a GIF file.
The product publishes BMP, GIF, and JPG high-resolution static formats, and also exports animated GIF file formats.
including instant animation previews, GIF file size and bandwidth
Online and desktop proofing are made very simple by the automatic generation of a low resolution GIF file.
Using OrgPublisher for Intranets, org charts can be viewed in any computer environment since the charts can be published in a GIF file format.
In addition to Fast Video Cataloger, the company also offers Fast Video Indexer, an application that builds index photos and web pages from your digital video library; Inzomia Viewer, a lightning-fast image viewer that uses anticipatory buffering to pre-load your next image while you're enjoying the current one; and Video-GIF, a program that turns videos into stunning animated GIF files.
These URLs provide access to the C2s, which then provide potential commands and encrypted transfers of additional backdoors onto the system via GIF files.
GIF Animator allows students to animate GIF files, and Pivot is a program used to animate stick figures.
Jacob Ciocci's Frozen and Trapped Forever, 2009, for example, is an HD animation of countless GIF files from the Internet, bombarding the eye with a chaotic barrage of images.