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Keyword - Inflammatory response (KW-0395)

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Definition

Protein involved in the localized protective response to tissue damage, microbial infection, or the presence of foreign matter. It is characterized by swelling, redness, heat and pain and involves a complex series of events including vascular changes and accumulation of blood cells, such as neutrophil leucocytes and mononuclear phagocytes, at the site of injury.

Synonyms

  • Response to inflammation

Category

Biological process

GOi

inflammatory response [ GO:0006954 ]

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Inflammatory responseBiological process
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