Autocrine secretion

Author: Prof. Dr. med. Peter Altmeyer

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Last updated on: 29.10.2020

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Secretion, autocrine

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Autocrine secretion is the reaction of mediators to the cell that has produced them. This mode of secretion plays a role in many tumours, but also in the differentiation of cells in embryonic development and in inflammatory tissue processes.

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Last updated on: 29.10.2020