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).
[2] Nonstandard abbreviations: RANTES, regulated on activation, normal T-cell expressed and secreted; DPP-IV, dipeptidyl peptidase IV; T2D, type 2 diabetes; IGT, impaired glucose tolerance; CDI, 1,1 '-carbonyldiimidazole; CHF, congestive heart failure; hMI, history of myocardial infarction; HBS-P, 0.01 mol/L HEPES, 0.15 mol/L NaCl, and 0.05% vol/vol surfactant P20, pH 7.4; MSIA, mass spectrometric immunoassay; TFA, trifluoroacetic acid; MS, mass spectrometry; HBS-N, 0.01 mol/L HEPES and 0.15 mol/L NaCl; RPA, relative percent abundance; MCP, monocyte chemotactic protein; PTH, parathyroid hormone; DBP, vitamin D-binding protein.
Monocyte chemotactic protein 1 upregulates IL-1[beta] expression in human monocytes.
Previous studies of PlGF showed that it "stimulates vascular smooth muscle cell growth, recruits macrophages into atherosclerotic lesions, upregulates production of tumor necrosis factor--ct and monocyte chemotactic protein 1 by macrophages, and stimulates pathologic angiogenesis," they noted.

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