monocyte chemotactic and activating factor

monocyte chemotactic and activating factor
(= MCAF; JE; monocyte chemoattractant protein-1; MCP-1)
Cytokine of the C-C subfamily, co-induced with interleukin-8 on stimulation of endothelial cells, fibroblasts or monocytes, that activates and is chemotactic for monocytes. A chemokine.

Dictionary of molecular biology. 2004.

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