OBO ID: GO:0005125
Term Name: cytokine activity Search Ontology:
Synonyms:
  • autocrine activity
  • paracrine activity
Definition: The activity of a soluble extracellular gene product that interacts with a receptor to effect a change in the activity of the receptor to control the survival, growth, differentiation and effector function of tissues and cells. (2)
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Ontology: GO: Molecular Function   QuickGO   AmiGO
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