Medical Definition of Tuftsin

1. N(2)-(1-(n(2)-l-threonyl)-l-lysyl)-l-prolyl)-l-arginine. A tetrapeptide produced in the spleen by enzymatic cleavage of a leukophilic gamma-globulin. It stimulates the phagocytic activity of blood polymorphonuclear leukocytes and neutrophils in particular. The peptide is located in the fd fragment of the gamma-globulin molecule. Chemical name: L-Arginine, N2-(1-(N2-L-threonyl-L-lysyl)-L-prolyl)- (12 Dec 1998)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tuftsin

tufted puffin
tufted titmouse
tufted vetch
tufter
tufters
tufthunter
tufthunters
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tuftiest
tuftily
tufting
tuftings
tuftless
tufts
tuftsin (current term)
tufty
tug-boat
tug-of-war
tug boat
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tugan
tugarinovite
tugboat
tugboats
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tugger
tuggers

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