Mediator

Mediator

An object or substance by which something is mediated, such as

1. (Science: anatomy) A structure of the nervous system that transmits impulses eliciting a specific response.

2. (Science: chemistry) A chemical substance (transmitter substance) that induces activity in an excitable tissue, such as nerve or muscle, or

3. (Science: cell biology) A substance released from cells as the result of the interaction of antigen with antibody or by the action of antigen with a sensitised lymphocyte.


Please contribute to this project, if you have more information about this term feel free to edit this page



This page was last modified on 10 April 2007, at 20:45. This page has been accessed 15,657 times. 
What links here | Related changes | Permanent link