paracrine regulation


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paracrine regulation

, paracrine signaling
The secretion of macromolecules, such as clotting factors, to regulate the activities of neighboring cells.
See also: paracrine
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It can be secreted and may show autocrine rather than paracrine regulation, although its autocrine role is as yet unexplained.
CD8+ TC1- AND TC2-MEDIATED GVT RESPONSES: T CELL AND BREAST CANCER CELL AUTOCRINE AND PARACRINE REGULATION BY TGF-b.