(= regulated upon activation normal T-expressed and secreted) Cytokine of the C-C subfamily, produced by T-cells, and chemotactic for monocytes, memory T-cells and eosinophils. Uniquely among the chemokines, it is down-regulated when the secreting cells are activated.
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RANTES: A cytokine that is a member of the interleukin-8 superfamily of cytokines. RANTES is a protein. It is a selective attractant for memory T lymphocytes and monocytes. It binds to CCR5, a coreceptor of HIV. RANTES is an acronym for Regulated on Activation, Normal T Expressed and Secreted. It is also known as CCL5.Found on http://www.medterms.com/script/main/art.asp?articlekey=33462
A chemokine that is a chemoattractant for eosinophils, monocytes, and lymphocytes. It is a potent and selective eosinophil chemotaxin that is stored in and released from platelets and activated T-cells. ... (12 Dec 1998) ... Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20973
Type: Abbreviation Definitions: 1. Acronymic construction for a member of the interleukin-8 superfamily of chemokines. This cytokine is an 8-kD protein that is a selective chemoattractant for memory T lymphocytes and monocytes.Found on http://www.medilexicon.com/medicaldictionary.php?t=75778
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