MCP

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

MCP

abbr.
male chauvinist pig

MCP

abbreviation for
male chauvinist pig
Translations

MCP

[ˌɛmsiːˈpiː] n abbr (British) (=male chauvinist pig) → phallocrate m

MCP

[ˌɛmsiːˈpiː] n abbr (Brit) (fam) =male chauvinist pigsporco maschilista m
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Finally, antiinflammatory marker IL10 and chemokine monocyte chemotactic protein 1 were found to be upregulated during the course of infection in all the animals, and there were no differences between the 2 groups (Figure 3, panels E, F).
Previous studies of PIGF showed that it "stimulates vascular smooth muscle cell growth, recruits macrophages into atherosclerotic lesions, upregulates production of tumor necrosis factor-[alpha] and monocyte chemotactic protein 1 by macrophages, and stimulates pathologic angiogenesis," they noted.
Vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF), intercellular adhesion molecule (ICAM)-1, interleukin (IL)-6, monocyte chemotactic protein (MCP)-1 and the anti-inflammatory pigment epithelium-derived factor (PEDF) were selected because earlier research had linked them to the development or exacerbation of DME.

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