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The receptor for leukotriene B4 (LTB4). BLTR. is a member of the G prolein-coupled seven transmembrane area receptor (GPCR) superfamily. This receptor is extremely expressed on leukocytes, and mediates LTB4-induced leukocyte chemotaxis and activation. BLTR accordingly participates within the recruitment of leukocytes to websites of pathogen invasion as a part of the innate immune reaction, and likewise within the pathogenesis of inflammatory reactions within which LTB4 has been implicated. BLTR antagonists have effectively lowered leukocyte recruitment and tissue harm in animal types of inflammatory ailments, demonstrating the healing capability of inhibiting BLTR within the therapy of pathologic irritation.

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It was discovered in 1610 by Galileo Galilei. It is the third-largest moon in the Solar System and the second largest in the Jovian system, after Ganymede. Callisto has about 99% the diameter of the planet Mercury but only about a third of its mass. It is the fourth Galilean moon of Jupiter by distance, with an orbital radius of about 1,880,000 km. It does not form part of the orbital resonance that affects three inner Galilean satellites—Io, Europa and Ganymede—and thus does not experience appreciable tidal heating.

Callisto rotates synchronously with its orbital period, so the same hemisphere always faces (is tidally locked to) Jupiter. Callisto's surface is less affected by Jupiter's magnetosphere than the other inner satellites because it orbits farther away. 83 g/cm3. Compounds detected spectroscopically on the surface include water ice, carbon dioxide, silicates, and organic compounds. Investigation by the Galileo spacecraft revealed that Callisto may have a small silicate core and possibly a subsurface ocean of liquid water at depths greater than 100 km.

The older the surface, the denser the crater population. 5 billion years old, dating back almost to the formation of the solar system. The ages of multi-ring structures and impact craters depend on chosen background cratering rates and are estimated by different authors to vary between 1 and 4 billion years. Atmosphere and ionosphere Induced magnetic field around Callisto Callisto has a very tenuous atmosphere composed of carbon dioxide. 2 micrometers. 75 µPa) and particle density 4 × 108 cm−3.

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