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monocyte chemotactic and activating factor


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A C-C chemokine (MCAF, JE, monocyte chemoattractant protein-1, MCP-1, CCL2, 76 aa), coinduced with interleukin-8 on stimulation of endothelial cells, fibroblasts or monocytes, in response to IL-1, TNF, lipopolysaccharide, and various other inflammatory mediators. It is a chemokine and potently chemotactic for monocytes.

http://www.copewithcytokines.de/cope.cgi?key=MCAF Entry in the Cytokines & Cells Online Pathfinder Encyclopedia.

Subjects: Medicine and Health.


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