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che·mo·tac·tic

(kē'mō-tak'tik),
Relating to chemotaxis.
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che·mo·tac·tic

(kē'mō-tak'tik)
Relating to chemotaxis.
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chemotactic

Pertaining to CHEMOTAXIS.
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The results obtained in the present study suggest that in vitro Type III Cgs isolated from the blood of SCZ patients may induce the expression of proinflammatory and chemotactic cytokines IL-1[beta], IL-6, TNF-[alpha] and IL-8, and MCP-1, respectively, by PBMCs.
Othmer, "Development and applications of a model for cellular response to multiple chemotactic cues," Journal of Mathematical Biology, vol.
They have a chemotactic response to neutrophils [21].
Seppa et al., "Platelet-derived growth factor is chemotactic for fibroblasts," Journal of Cell Biology, vol.
TNF-[alpha], 1[beta]-and IL-10 levels for overall inflammatory induction or MCP-1 or IL-8 for chemotactic processes (Bry and Hallman, 1991; Dinarello, 1997)).
Probable reason of this incremental effect is that lornoxicam inhibits human polymorphoneuclear cell migration induced by f -myeloperoxidase, IL-8 and substance P (17) which are some of the important chemotactic mediators of inflammation.
Monocyte -derived neuthrophil chemotactic factor interleukin-8 is a potential mediator of crystal-induced inflammation.
Some of the evidence that implicates pyrin as a regulator of inflammation includes its interaction with leukocyte cytoskeleton, the death domain contained within the protein and its ability to deregulate chemotactic factors.
Chemotactic factors recruit more of these cells to the site, and the destructive process perpetuates.
Nasreen demonstrated that when mesothelial cells are incubated with talc, citokynes such as interleukin-8 and monocyte chemotactic protein-1 are released (7), and a randomised trial suggested that post-pleurodesis hypoxaemia is due to generalised lung inflammation as well as increased systemic inflammation (8).