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Chemokine

  • By: Justin Corfield
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Health
  • Edited by: Yawei Zhang
  • Subject:Public Health (general), Public Health Education & Health Promotion

Chemokines are a family of small cytokines, which are proteins secreted by cells. The name comes from their ability to induce directed chemotaxis in nearby responsive cells, making them chemotactic cytokines. These proteins are classified according to shared structural ...

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