|Definition||:||Macrophage Inflammatory Proteins|
|Category||:||Medical » Biochemistry|
What does MIP mean?
Macrophage Inflammatory Proteins (MIP) belong to the family of chemotactic cytokines known as chemokines. Macrophage inflammatory protein-1 (MIP-1), MIP-1 alpha CCL3 and MIP-1 beta CCL4 are chemokines crucial for immune responses towards infection and inflammation.