macrophage inflammatory protein-1

macrophage inflammatory protein-1

[¦mak·rə‚fāj in¦flam·ə‚tȯr·ē ′prō‚tēn ¦wən]
(immunology)
A protein produced by macrophages which has inflammatory and chemoattractant properties, it exists in two forms, MIP-1α and MIP-1β.
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(This protein is called macrophage inflammatory protein-1 alpha, or MIP-1a.)
When administered topically, talactoferrin alpha binds to keratinocytes and fibroblasts and enhances the production of cytokines and key repair immunomodulatory factors such as interleukins IL-8, IL-6, macrophage inflammatory protein-1 alpha and tumor necrosis factor alpha.
Boddeke, "Localization of macrophage inflammatory protein: macrophage inflammatory protein-1 expression in rat brain after peripheral administration of lipopolysaccharide and focal cerebral ischemia," Neuroscience, vol.
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