paracrine signaling

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paracrine signaling

[′par·ə‚krēn ‚sig·nəl·iŋ]
(physiology)
Signaling in which the target cell is close to the signaling cell and the signal molecule affects only adjacent target cells.
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Mouse oocyte control of granulosa cell development and function: Paracrine regulation of cumulus cell metabolism.
Imokawa, "Autocrine and paracrine regulation of melanocytes in human skin and in pigmentary disorders," Pigment Cell Research, vol.
Regulation of tumor dormancy as a function of tumormediated paracrine regulation of stromal Tsp- 1 and VEGF expression.