Paracrine


A form of cell signalling in which a messenger molecule (e.g. cytokine or hormone) arrive to target cell via diffusion from nearby cells.

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International Union of Immunological SocietiesUniversity of South AfricaInstitute of Infectious Disease and Molecular MedicineElizabeth Glazer Pediatric Aids FoundationStellenbosch University