eosinophil chemotactic factor of anaphylaxis


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e·o·sin·o·phil che·mo·tac·tic fac·tor of an·a·phy·lax·is (ECF-A),

a peptide (MW 500-600) that is chemotactic for eosinophilic leukocytes and is released from disrupted mast cells.

e·o·sin·o·phil che·mo·tac·tic fac·tor of an·a·phy·lax·is

(ē'ō-sin'ō-fil kē'mō-tak'tik fak'tŏr an'ă-fi-lak'sis)
A peptide that is chemotactic for eosinophilic leukocytes and is released from disrupted mast cells.
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