Chemokine

Class of pro-inflammatory cytokines that have the ability to attract and activate leukocytes. They can be divided into at least three structural branches: C; (CHEMOKINES, C); CC; (CHEMOKINES, CC); and CXC; (CHEMOKINES, CXC); according to variations in a shared cysteine motif. (mesh:D018925)

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Synonyms

Synonym Reference Specificity
chemokines Exact
chemokine Exact

Incoming Relations

Identifier Name Relation
FPLX:CXCL_ELR_positive CXCL_ELR_positive isa
FPLX:CXCL_ELR_negative CXCL_ELR_negative isa

Outgoing Relations

None available.