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Search Results for: chemokine

Chemokine

Definition noun, plural: chemokines A chemotactic cytokine released by cells to function in chemotaxis, inflammation, and... Read More

Chemotaxis

Definition noun The directional movement of an organism or a living motile cell in response to certain diffusible chemicals... Read More

Putative

Putative Definition What is putative? The word putative denotes to a supposition that is based on what is commonly... Read More

Fibroblast

Definition noun, plural: fibroblasts Cell of connective tissue that produces and secretes fibers (e.g. collagens, reticular... Read More

Frameshift mutation

Define Frameshift Mutation What is a frameshift mutation? In biology, insertions or deletions of nucleotides in the coding... Read More

Kupffer cell

Definition noun, plural: Kupffer cells A specialized stellate macrophage cell that is located fixedly within the liver... Read More