Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Any of various cytokines produced in acute and chronic inflammation that mobilize and activate white blood cells.

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  • noun biochemistry, immunology Any of various chemotactic cytokines, produced during inflammation, that organize the leukocytes.

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[chemo– + (cyto)kine.]

Examples

  • And another thing that's really interesting is that there's this whole -- the way tumors move throughout the body it's a very complex system -- and there's something called the chemokine network.

    Eva Vertes looks to the future of medicine

  • And another thing that's really interesting is that there's this whole -- the way tumors move throughout the body it's a very complex system -- and there's something called the chemokine network.

    Eva Vertes looks to the future of medicine

  • And another thing that's really interesting is that there's this whole -- the way tumors move throughout the body it's a very complex system -- and there's something called the chemokine network.

    Eva Vertes looks to the future of medicine

  • Past research by Dr. Dwinell linked the expression of CXCL12, a protein known as a chemokine, to the inhibiting of breast cancer.

    TechNudge

  • Ongoing studies involve the role of chemokine-dependent pathways in graft rejection and tolerance; identification and characterization of costimulatory pathways; manipulation of the NFkB pathway; and development of practical tools to enhance the function of regulatory T cells, so as to improve outcomes post-transplant; further details are available.

    Basic Science Liver Disease Research

  • Ongoing studies involve the role of chemokine-dependent pathways in graft rejection and tolerance; identification and characterization of costimulatory pathways; manipulation of the NFkB pathway; and development of practical tools to enhance the function of regulatory T cells, so as to improve outcomes post-transplant; further details are available.

    Basic Biliary Atresia Research

  • We will also pursue further studies delineating immediate early gene/cytokine/chemokine expression in human partial liver grafts utilizing cDNA microarrays on liver biopsies obtained after reperfusion, in both cadaveric and living donor partial grafts.

    Basic Biliary Atresia Research

  • We will also pursue further studies delineating immediate early gene/cytokine/chemokine expression in human partial liver grafts utilizing cDNA microarrays on liver biopsies obtained after reperfusion, in both cadaveric and living donor partial grafts.

    Basic Science Liver Disease Research

  • Regulation of interleukin-1beta-induced chemokine production and matrix metalloproteinase 2 activation by epigallocatechin-3-gallate in rheumatoid arthritis synovial fibroblasts.

    The Autoimmune Epidemic

  • Regulation of interleukin-1beta-induced chemokine production and matrix metalloproteinase 2 activation by epigallocatechin-3-gallate in rheumatoid arthritis synovial fibroblasts.

    The Autoimmune Epidemic

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