chemotaxis


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

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Neutrophil chemotaxis and receptor expression in clinical septic shock.
In QBFO, a multiqubit is used to represent a bacterium, and quantum rotation gate is used to mimic chemotaxis.
Flagella driven chemotaxis towards exudates component in an important trait for tomato root colonization by pseudomonas fluorescens.
This results in decreased chemotaxis and acute phase response that is responsible for recurrent infections.
Similarly, in chemotaxis assays, ucPRP showed greater potency than adult PRP, PPP from either source, or indeed than combinations of either recombinant growth factors (PDGF, FGF, and TGF-[beta]1) or chemokines previously shown to stimulate chemotactic migration of MSC.
The cellular development of the slime mold Dictyostelium requires chemotaxis and differentiation of its cells.
PDGF-D/PDGF-[beta][beta] receptor-regulated chemotaxis of malignant mesothelioma cells.
9:45 CHEMOTAXIS OF NEUTROPHILS IN A TAIL-FIN WOUND MODEL IN JUVENILE ZEBRAFISH **, Emalyn Cork *, Kacey Miller *.
Using acoustic forces to study chemotaxis and other biological processes is under way in the engineering sciences unit at the University of Southampton.
These cultures can be used for transport, chemotaxis and invasion assays across a wide range of therapeutic areas and deliver a realistic collagen environment for the cells to increase the physiological relevance of the assays.
Neutrophile chemotaxis defect mediated by TNF which is proinflammatory cytokine, neutrophil hyperactivity, over-oscillation of some cytokines; and adhesion molecules can take part in the pathogenesis.
of Missouri-Columbia) about bacterial chemotaxis during the early years of molecular studies.
It is controversial if the NSAID effect is to simply mask the signs and symptoms, to delay diagnosis of the necrotizing fasciitis (7), or if inhibition of granulocyte chemotaxis, phagocytosis, and bactericidal activity, and depression of lymphocyte transformation documented to occur in vivo is occurring in these patients (8).
11), (12) The cytokines interleukin (IL)-1beta, IL-6, and tumour necrosis factor (TNF) cooperate with the chemokines IL-8 (CXCL8) and monocyte chemoattractant protein (MCP-1, CCL2) to promote the transendothelial migration and chemotaxis of neutrophils and monocytes, facilitated by TLR-mediated release of histamine from tissue mast cells.
Abnormal chemotaxis, deranged lymphocytic function and altered cytokine response are implicated in the pathophysiology of recurrent infections in HIES.