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movement by a cell or organism in reaction to a chemical stimulus

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Activated human neutrophils rapidly release the chemotactically active D2D3 form of the urokinase-type plasminogen activator receptor (uPAR/CD87).
It is widely known that recombinant human morphogenetic protein type 2 (rhBMP-2), chosen for this study, is an osteoinductor protein that acts chemotactically in the differentiation of mesenchymal cells into bone synthezed cells, like osteoblasts and chondroblasts (Ducy & Karsenty 2000; Schilephake 2002; Arosarena & Collins 2005).
The virA protein responds chemotactically to certain types of phenolics, such as the C6-C3 phenolic compound, acetosyringone (Davey et al.
Accumulation of coronin at the leading edge of chemotactically activated amoebae has been demonstrated with a green fluorescent protein (GFP)-coronin fusion protein (5).
The transformation of welfare is, as was clear by the end of Monday's session, a revolution without soul or solidarity, a matter of smelling money and drifting closer to it, the way an amoeba is driven, chemotactically, toward the molecular emanations of its prey.