"Chemokine CCL18" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A CC-type chemokine highly expressed in the lungs, lymph nodes, placenta, and bone marrow; it is also expressed by DENDRITIC CELLS in the GERMINAL CENTER, and peripheral blood MACROPHAGES. It functions as a chemotactic factor that specifically attracts LYMPHOCYTES, especially B-Cells, into lymph node follicles, and naive T-cells towards dendritic cells and activated T-cells. It does not attract MONOCYTES or GRANULOCYTES.
- Chemokine CCL18
- CCL18, Chemokine
- Pulmonary and Activation-Regulated Chemokine
- Pulmonary and Activation Regulated Chemokine
- MIP-4 Protein
- MIP 4 Protein
- AMAC-1 Protein
- AMAC 1 Protein
- Macrophage Inflammatory Protein 4
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