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Cytokine

Introduction: Cytokine

Description of Cytokine

Cytokine: soluble factors elaborated by cells of the immune system that act on other cells to regulate their function.
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Cytokine: soluble factors elaborated by cells of the immune system that act on other cells to regulate their function.
Source: CRISP

Cytokine: Non-antibody proteins secreted by inflammatory leukocytes and some non-leukocytic cells, that act as intercellular mediators. They differ from classical hormones in that they are produced by a number of tissue or cell types rather than by specialized glands. They generally act locally in a paracrine or autocrine rather than endocrine manner.
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