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Related to RANTES: Mcp-1, Eotaxin, IP-10

rant against someone or something

to rave and yell against someone or something. She spent most of the morning ranting against her mother-in-law. Leonard spent the entire morning ranting against the government.
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rant and rave (about someone or something)

to shout angrily and wildly about someone or something. Barbara rants and raves when her children don't obey her. Bob rants and raves about anything that displeases him.
See also: and, rant, rave

rant (at someone) about someone or something

to talk in a loud, violent way, about someone or something. Anne ranted about the bad service she had received at the store. On the bus, someone was ranting at me about the end of the world.
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rant at someone or something

to rave and yell at someone or something. Stop ranting at me! The boss would never rant at the office staff.
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rant and rave

Talk loudly and vehemently, especially in anger, as in There you go again, ranting and raving about the neighbor's car in your driveway. This idiom is a redundancy, since rant and rave mean just about the same thing, but probably survives on account of its alliterative appeal.
See also: and, rant, rave

ˌrant and ˈrave

(disapproving) show that you are angry by shouting or complaining loudly for a long time: He stood there for about twenty minutes ranting and raving about the colour of the new paint.
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A role for the chemokine RANTES in regulating CD8 T cell responses during chronic viral infection.
In preparation for RANTES, we mixed 230 [micro]L sample with 115 [micro]L of a detergent solution containing 4.
RANTES (regulated upon activation normal T cell expressed and secreted): High expression of RANTES was observed in the CSF of patients suffering with HIV associated dementia (74).
Median (IQR) RANTES Ip10 VEGF n (a) 31 36 44 Before 0.
The clinical significance of RANTES is considerable, as it has been associated with many diseases including kidney-related complications (e.
Diminution of AHR and inflammation was associated with reduced IL-4, IL-5, and RANTES production in the BAL fluid at the 30 [micro]g ITE dose, while OVA specific IgE and eotaxin serum levels remained unchanged.
The assay sensitivities of IL-1[beta], IL-6, IL-10, IL-12p70, TNF-[alpha], IL8, MIG, IP-10, MCP-1, RANTES, and IFN-[gamma] are 2.
Nitric oxide-resistant DV significantly up-regulate IL-6, IL-7, IL-8, RANTES, and MCP-3 that correlate with increased DHF (26,27).
Microrray analysis also showed increased level of induction of several gene expressions including RANTES as early as 2 h after infection with C.
They include RANTES (regulated on activation, normal T-cell expressed and presumably secreted), macrophage chemotactic protein (MCP)-2, MCP-3, MCP-4, eotaxin-1, and eotaxin-2.
There was no significant change in blood levels of RANTES (regulated upon activation, normal T-cell expressed and secreted) after PRO 140 treatment.
Fibrates suppress chenodeoxycholic acid-induced RANTES expression through inhibition of NF-kappaB activation.
Univariate analysis revealed that 5 factors [epithelial growth factor (EGF), hepatocyte growth factor (HGF), IL-5, IL-8, and RANTES (regulated upon activation, normally T-expressed and presumably secreted)] enabled individuals with thyroid disease to be distinguished from the control group.