BioScience Dictionary

 
A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z | Ot.

Found Chemokine 2 times.

Displaying results 1 to 10.

1. Chemokine
A chemokine is a type of cytokine (a soluble molecule that a cell produces to control reactions between other cells) that specifically alters the behavior of leukocyte s (white blood cells). Examples include interleukin 8, platelet factor 4, melanoma growth stimulatory protein, etc.

2. Chemokinesis
Any response of a unicellular organism or other motile cell to a chemical that causes the cell to make some kind of change in it's movement, either by speeding up or slowing down or changing direction. See also chemotaxis , klinokinesis , and orthokinesis

View web definitions »

Learn more about Chemokine »