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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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Typing in "accessories" will bring up GIFs that can be used over faces on photos and videos, like hats, eyes, lips, ears and more.
the ability to add GIFs in comments for all people on Facebook globally.
This option is great not only for GIF and PNG file generation, but also for saving files at smaller, more shareable sizes.
For publishers, GIFs have many advantages over video, not the least of which is they require no Flash to run and work in just about any browser or on any device.
A stalwart band of operators in the Ports and Logistics Zone is gracing GIF 2012.
11] A nonvoid family F of GIF sets on X is said to be generalized intuitionistic fuzzy filter (in short GIF filter) if
HCE conference director, Ahmed Suleiman said: "The initial response from regional and international companies has been positive and we are confident that GIF 2012 will be bigger and better than GIF 2011.
GIF format offers many effective ways of compression, and Bannershop makes use of all of them.
JPG is capable of achieving much greater compression than is possible with GIF.
The GIF graphics file compression format was defined by CompuServe Corp and in June 1994 CompuServe settled on a one-time licensing fee with Unisys believed to be in the region of $125,000.
How It's Done - GIF The mechanics of transferring Picture files via modem may seem intimidating to novice telecommunicators.
Summary: New Delhi [India], Jan 24 (ANI): In a bid to keep their user base engaged, Instagram announced that users can now include GIF stickers to their posts on the 'Stories' section of the app.