chemokine

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che·mo·kine

 (kē′mō-kīn′, kĕm′ō-)
n.
Any of various chemotactic cytokines that are released by several cell types and act to attract monocytes, neutrophils, and other white blood cells to sites of injury or inflammation.

chemokine

(ˈkiːməʊˌkaɪn)
n
a type of protein produced during inflammation that activates white blood cells
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The engagement of lymphocyte CCR8 with its ligand CCL1 constitutively expressed in the dermal venules is thought to promote this extravasation by activating lymphocyte integrins.
The objective of this study was to analyze differential expression profiles of CXCR3 and CCL1 genes in M.
Aryl hydrocarbon receptor- and calcium-dependent induction of the chemokine CCL1 by the environmental contaminant benzo[a]pyrene.
WP was found to activate all macrophage phenotypes even under malnutrition stress, while WP moderated levels of IGF-1 and CCL22 closer to the control, significantly upregulated CCL1 and CCLX10 levels.