Definition of Monokines

1. monokine [n] - See also: monokine



Medical Definition of Monokines

1. Soluble mediators of the immune response that are neither antibodies nor complement. They are produced largely, but not exclusively, by monocytes and macrophages. (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Monokines

monoid
monoidal
monoidally
monoideism
monoids
monoimine
monoimines
monoinfection
monoiodotyrosine
monoisonitrosoacetone
monoisopropylamine
monoisotopic
monojet
monojets
monokine
monokines (current term)
monokini
monokinis
monolatrism
monolatry
monolaurate
monolayer
monolayered
monolayering of cell
monolayerlike
monolayers
monoleptic fever
monolexemic
monoligated
monolignol

Literary usage of Monokines

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1. Understanding the Immune System by Lydia Woods Schindler (1991)
"... the monokines produced by monocytes and macrophages, are diverse and potent chemical messengers. Binding to specific receptors on target cells, ..."

2. Biologic Markers in Pulmonary Toxicology by National Research Council (U.S.). Subcommittee on Pulmonary Toxicology (1989)
"Growth Factors and monokines In addition to their role as the primary phagocytes in the lung, AMs synthesize diverse substances that exhibit a broad range ..."

3. The Neuroscience of Mental Health: A Report on Neuroscience Research edited by Stephen H. Koslow (1997)
"... their initial idea was that one cell type would make one class of cytokine—lymphocytes would make lymphokines, monocytes would secrete monokines, ..."

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