autocrine

Secretion of a substance, such as a growth factor, that stimulates the secretory cell itself. One route to independence of growth control is by autocrine growth factor production.

autocrine

Type: Term Pronunciation: aw′tō-krin Definitions: 1. Denoting self-stimulation through cellular production of a factor and a specific receptor for it.
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Autocrine

;cell messengers which areproduced by the cell itself and regulate the expression of genes .
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autocrine

<endocrinology> Secretion of a substance, such as a growth factor, that stimulates the secretory cell itself. One route to independence of growth control is by autocrine growth factor production. ... (02 Jan 1998) ...
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autocrine

(aw┬┤to-krin) denoting a mode of hormone action in which a hormone binds to receptors on and affects the function of the same cell that produced it.
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autocrine

autocrine A substance secreted by a cell and acting on surface receptors of the same cell.
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