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Keyword - Inflammatory response (KW-0395)

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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.


  • Response to inflammation


Biological process

Gene Ontology


inflammatory response [ GO:0006954 ]


Inflammatory responseBiological process
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