Chemokines and Chemokine Receptors

  • A. Mantovani
  • P. Allavena
  • C. Garlanda
  • S. Ramponi
  • C. Paganini
  • A. Vecchi
  • S. Sozzani
Part of the Topics in Neuroscience book series (TOPNEURO)


Classic chemoattractants include complement components, formyl peptides and leukotriene B4. In addition, various cytokines are able to elicit directional migration of leukocytes. While molecules such as monocyte-colony stimulating factor or tumor necrosis factor also exert chemotactic activity, the main chemotactic cytokines are a superfamily of molecules known as chemokines (for chemotactic cytokines) [1].


Dendritic Cell Chemokine Receptor Human Monocyte Mononuclear Phagocyte Arachidonic Acid Release 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. Mantovani
    • 1
    • 2
  • P. Allavena
    • 1
  • C. Garlanda
    • 1
  • S. Ramponi
    • 1
  • C. Paganini
    • 1
  • A. Vecchi
    • 1
  • S. Sozzani
    • 1
  1. 1.Mario Negri Institute of Pharmacological ResearchMilanItaly
  2. 2.Department of Biotechnology, Section of General PathologyUniversity of BresciaItaly

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