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Chemical Macrophage-Activating Factors

Name Macrophage-Activating Factors
Equivalent Terms Factors, Macrophage-Activating | Macrophage Activating Factors
Definition Factors secreted by stimulated lymphocytes that prime macrophages to become nonspecifically cytotoxic to tumors. They also modulate the expression of macrophage cell surface Ia antigens. One MAF is INTERFERON-GAMMA. Other factors antigenically distinct from IFN-gamma have also been identified.
Curation Status No associations have been curated for this chemical yet.
MeSH® ID D016215
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Macrophage-Activating Factors
View node Interferon-gamma
  preGc1f1fMAF protein, human
  vitamin D-binding protein-macrophage activating factor