Chemorepellent vs Chemoattractant - What's the difference?

chemorepellent | chemoattractant |

Chemorepellent is a related term of chemoattractant.


As nouns the difference between chemorepellent and chemoattractant

is that chemorepellent is (biochemistry) any substance that produces negative chemotaxis while chemoattractant is a substance inducing positive chemotaxis in motile cells.

chemorepellent

Noun

(en noun)
  • (biochemistry) Any substance that produces negative chemotaxis
  • chemoattractant

    English

    Noun

    (en noun) (wikipedia chemoattractant)
  • A substance inducing positive chemotaxis in motile cells.