chemoattractant


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chemoattractant

 [ke″mo-ah-trak´tant]
a chemical (chemotactic) agent that induces an organism or a cell (e.g., a leukocyte) to migrate toward it.

che·mo·at·tract·ant

(kē'mō-ă-trak'tănt)
A chemical substance that influences the migration of cells.
[chem- + attract + -ant]
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ChemoCentryx also has early stage drug candidates that target chemoattractant receptors in other Inflammatory and autoimmune diseases and in cancer.
Effect of prostaglandin I2 analogs on monocyte chemoattractant protein-1 in human monocyte and macrophage.
To prepare the xCELLigence System, 1% and 20% FBS, BM-MSCs and BM-MSCs + MG-63 cultured in both normoxic and hypoxic conditions, that are seeded as a chemoattractant in the lower wells of the plates separately.
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(2005), for chemoattractants, starters and stimulators) either natural, purified or synthetic compounds have been widely studied on marine shrimp because of its relevance in the understanding of feeding behavior of these crustaceans (Huang et al., 2005; Sanchez et al., 2005; Smith et al., 2005; Nunes et al., 2006; Ali et al., 2007; Grey et al., 2009).
Effects of rosiglitazone and metformin on postprandial paraoxonase-1 and monocyte chemoattractant protein-1 in human immunodeficiency virus-infected patients with lipodystrophy.
We performed assays for a second meprin target, monocyte chemoattractant protein 1 (MCP-1), using ELISA kits (R&D Systems) according to the manufacturer's instructions.
Eotaxin2 (CCL24), a member of the CC chemokine family, is a potent chemoattractant for eosinophils, basophils, and lymphocytes, distributed in a variety of tissues, including human brain [15].
The cremaster muscle was treated with bacterial chemoattractant, fMLP, and two-photon intravital imaging of cremaster muscle venules was conducted for more than 3 hours.
Biomarkers such as cystatin C, kidney injury molecule-1 (KIM-1), neutrophil gelatinase-associated lipocalin (NGAL), angiotensinogen, periostin, and monocyte chemoattractant protein-1 (MCP-1) reflect tubular injury.
Adipsin, monocyte chemoattractant protein-1 (MCP-1), and macrophage inflammatory protein-1[beta] (MIP-1[beta]) increased concentrations have also been reported in the CSF of ALS patients.
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