leukin

leu·kin

(lū'kin),
A thermostable bactericidal substance extracted from leukocytes.
Synonym(s): leucin
[leukocyte + -in]

leukin

/leu·kin/ (loo´kin) a bactericidal substance from leukocyte extract.

leukin

A heat-stable bactericidal substance or substances produced by leukocytes.

leukin

a lytic substance extractable from polymorphonuclear lymphocytes and that attacks spore-bearing aerobic bacteria, especially Bacillus anthracis.
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Cytokines that were found to affect bone metabolism and thereby orthodontic tooth movement include interleukin 1 (IL-1) interleukin 2 (IL-2) inter- leukin 3 (IL-3) interleukin 6 (IL-6) interleukin 8 (IL-8) tumor necrosis factor alpha (TNFa) gamma interferon (IFN) and osteoclast differentiation factor (ODF).
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1997) identified saccharidosis, glucose and fructose, besides 16 amino acids (lysine, histidine, aspartic acid, asparagine, threonine, serine, glutamic acid, glycine, alanine, cystine, valine, methionine, isoleukin, leukin, glutamine and phenylalanine) in the floral nectar of this plant.
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The Th 1 cytokine inter leukin 2 is immunostimulatory and it is thus capable of limiting tumor growth (6).
The stimulatory effect of GAE was stronger using splenocytes and suboptimal concentrations of Con A as a consequence of increased inter leukin 2 (IL-2) production as well as the expression of IL-2 receptor [alpha] (IL-2R[alpha]).