juxtaparacrine

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

juxta- +‎ paracrine

Adjective[edit]

juxtaparacrine (not comparable)

  1. (of a hormone etc) That acts near the endocrine cell that released it
    • 2015, Haitao Wu et al., “Slit2 as a β-catenin/Ctnnb1-dependent retrograde signal for presynaptic differentiation”, in eLife[1], volume 4, DOI:10.7554/eLife.07266:
      A previous work showed that motor neurons use Slit2 to promote their axon fasciculation by an autocrine or juxtaparacrine mechanism ( Jaworski and Tessier-Lavigne, 2012 ).