Autocrine

Communication autocrine

Le terme autocrine qualifie un messager chimique (hormone) qui agit sur la cellule même qui l'a produit. Il s'agit d'un mode d'expression dans le cadre des épithéliums glandulaires.

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  • autocrine — adjective Etymology: aut + crine (as in endocrine) Date: 1983 of, relating to, promoted by, or being a substance secreted by a cell and acting on surface receptors of the same cell < autocrine growth factors > < autocrine growth of a cancer >… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • autocrine — Denoting self stimulation through cellular production of a factor and a specific receptor for it. [auto + G. krino, to separate] * * * au·to·crine krin adj of, relating to, promoted by, or being a substance secreted by a cell and acting on… …   Medical dictionary

  • autocrine — ˈȯd.ōkrin adjective Etymology: aut + crine (as in endocrine) : of, relating to, promoted by, or being a substance secreted by a cell and acting on surface receptors of the same cell autocrine stimulation of T cell growth autocrine growth of some …   Useful english dictionary

  • 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 …   Dictionary of molecular biology

  • autocrine — adjective (of a hormone, neuropeptide... or about its effect or action) That acts on the cell that produced it. Vasopressin could be an autocrine hormone in the olfactory epithelium …   Wiktionary

  • autocrine — [ ɔ:təʊkrʌɪn] adjective Biochemistry denoting or relating to a cell produced substance that has an effect on the cell by which it is secreted. Origin 1980s: from auto 1 + Gk krinein to separate …   English new terms dictionary

  • autocrine — au·to·crine …   English syllables

  • autocrine — adj. describing the production by a cell of substances, such as hormones or growth factors, that can influence the growth of the cell that produces them …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • Autocrine signalling — Autocrine signaling is a form of signaling in which a cell secretes a hormone, or chemical messenger (called the autocrine agent) that binds to autocrine receptors on the same cell, leading to changes in the cell. This can be contrasted with… …   Wikipedia

  • autocrine growth factor — a polypeptide, produced endogenously by a cell free from usual external growth controls, that may act on its producer cell to cause malignant transformation …   Medical dictionary

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