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macrophage inhibition factor


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A substance (MIF, macrophage migration inhibition factor) originally claimed to be a lymphocyte product that inhibited macrophage emigration from capillary tubes, although this may have been a result of adhesive trapping. More recently it has been suggested that MIF is a protein secreted by anterior pituitary cells in response to LPS stimulation.

Subjects: Medicine and Health — Chemistry.


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