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Descriptor English: Chemokines
Descriptor Spanish: Quimiocinas
Descriptor Portuguese: Quimiocinas
Descriptor French: Chimiokines
Entry term(s): Chemokine
Chemotactic Cytokine
Chemotactic Cytokines
Cytokine, Chemotactic
Cytokines, Chemotactic
Intercrine
Intercrines
Tree number(s): D12.644.276.374.200
D12.776.467.374.200
D23.125.300
D23.469.200
D23.529.374.200
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D018925
Scope note: 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.
Annotation: chemokines stands for CHEMOtactic cytoKINES; general or unspecified; prefer specifics
Allowable Qualifiers: AD administration & dosage
AE adverse effects
AG agonists
AI antagonists & inhibitors
AN analysis
BI biosynthesis
BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CH chemistry
CL classification
CS chemical synthesis
DE drug effects
DF deficiency
EC economics
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PD pharmacology
PH physiology
PK pharmacokinetics
PO poisoning
RE radiation effects
SD supply & distribution
ST standards
TO toxicity
TU therapeutic use
UL ultrastructure
UR urine
Previous Indexing: Chemotactic Factors (1992-1995)
Cytokines (1992-1995)
Public MeSH Note: 96
History Note: 96
Related: Chemotaxis, Leukocyte MeSH
DeCS ID: 32809
Unique ID: D018925
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1996/01/01
Date of Entry: 1995/02/17
Revision Date: 2020/04/09
Chemokines - Preferred
Concept UI M0028294
Scope note 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.
Preferred term Chemokines
Entry term(s) Chemokine
Chemotactic Cytokine
Chemotactic Cytokines
Cytokine, Chemotactic
Cytokines, Chemotactic
Intercrine
Intercrines



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