Any of a number of substances, such as interferon, interleukin, and growth factors, which are secreted by certain cells of the immune system and have an effect on other cells.
Más ejemplos en oraciones
- Phagocytes themselves also secrete cytokines, which influence the behaviour of other cells.
- Attracted by cytokines and growth factors, fibroblasts migrate into wound sites within several days of injury.
- Administration of cytokines or cytokine antagonists alters only one aspect of a complex immune response.
Definición de cytokine en:
- el diccionario Inglés de EE.UU.