monocyte chemotactic protein


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Related to monocyte chemotactic protein: Monocyte Chemoattractant Protein 1, Monocyte chemotactic protein 2

monocyte chemotactic protein

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MCP

Any of a family of cytokines that attract mononuclear cells (monocytes and lymphocytes), eosinophils, and neutrophils to inflamed or injured parts of the body.
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Posttranslational modifications affect the activity of the human monocyte chemotactic proteins MCP-1 and MCP-2: identification of MCP-2(6-76) as a natural chemokine inhibitor.

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