chemoattractant


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chemoattractant

(ˌkɛməʊəˈtræktənt)
n
(Biochemistry) a chemical substance that provokes chemotaxis, esp one that causes a bacterium to move in the direction in which its concentration is increasing
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Both treatments increased fasting and postprandial PON1 activity and decreased postprandial monocyte chemoattractant protein 1 concentrations.
Duffy antigen receptor for chemokines (Darc) polymorphism regulates circulating concentrations of monocyte chemoattractant protein-1 and other inflammatory mediators.
Control of TH2 polarization by the chemokine monocyte chemoattractant protein-1.
Red wine anthocyanins are rapidly absorbed in humans and affect monocyte chemoattractant protein 1 levels and antioxidant capacity of plasma.
This molecule also stimulates the release of endothelin (ET-1) and IL-6, elevates the expression of adhesion molecules, stimulates monocyte chemoattractant protein-1 and facilitates the entry of LDL into macrophages, thus participating in their transformation into foam cells, which is an important stage in the atherogenesis [14].
coli, starting with basic sugar as an embedded chemoattractant that draws the bacterium so that it can be held in place by the porous substrate of the paper.
IL-6 has important roles to support that phase, for it prevents infection, monocytes, and macrophage chemoattractant, as well as cell signaling to start the proliferation phase.
Levels of interleukin (IL)-1 receptor agonist, IL-8-10, IL-17, interferon-[gamma], monocyte chemoattractant protein 1, monocyte chemoattractant protein [alpha]1, granulocyte colony-stimulating factor, fibroblast growth factors, and tumor necrosis factor-[alpha] were similar in the single-infection and co-infection groups and significantly elevated compared with levels in the control group (online Technical Appendix Figure).
Comparative study of KL-6, surfactant protein-A, surfactant protein-D, and monocyte chemoattractant protein-1 as serum markers for interstitial lung diseases.
Among the proinflammatory cytokines that have been identified as promising therapeutic targets are chemoattractant receptor-homologous molecule expressed on [TH.
It is a chemoattractant that has been found to be elevated in volume during an asthmatic bronchospasm and may have a significant role in triggering the activation and degranulation of eosinophils [5, 6].
Additionally, thrombin has been shown to augment levels of mRNA that encode monocyte chemoattractant protein 1 (MCP-1) [22], a well-characterized chemokine abundant in human atherosclerotic plaques [23].