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Definition of "chemoattractant" [chemoattractant]

  • A substance inducing positive chemotaxis in motile cells. (noun)

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Use "chemoattractant" in a sentence
  • "We found that the HCHF diet induced a high inflammatory status my italics, as indicated by increased concentrations of interleukin 6, tumor necrosis factor TNF-alpha, and monocyte chemoattractant protein 1."
  • "Corticosteroid treatment suppressed other proangiogenic factors in hemangioma-derived stem cells, including urokinase plasminogen activator receptor, interleukin-6, monocyte chemoattractant protein 1, and matrix metalloproteinase 1."
  • "(CXCR4) is specific receptor for chemokine chemokine stromal cell-derived factor-1 (CXCL12), and the latter is a potent chemoattractant for PBMCs."