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interleukin

a substance extracted from white blood cells that stimulates their activity against infection and may be used to combat some forms of cancer

interleukin

[‚in·tər′lü·kən]
(immunology)
Any of a class of proteins that are secreted mostly by macrophages and T lymphocytes and induce growth and differentiation of lymphocytes and hematopoietic stem cells.
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A, Concentrations of 25-hydroxyvitamin D (25(OH) D), transforming growth factor [beta] (TGF-[beta]), and B, interleukin-17 (IL-17) and interleukin-23 (IL-23) in decidual tissues by enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay, in the recurrent spontaneous abortion (RSA) group compared with the control group.
Role of interleukin-17 and the neutrophil in asthma.
Expression of interleukin-17 associated with disease progression and liver fibrosis with hepatitis B virus infection: IL-17 in HBV infection.
The interleukin-17 receptor plays a gender-dependent role in host protection against Porphyromonas gingivalis induced periodontal bone loss.
Levels of interleukin-17 in gingival crevicular fluid and in supernatants of cellular cultures of gingival tissue from patients with chronic periodontitis.
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A particularly interesting observation was that although CD20 mAb treatment decreased interferon-y production in spleen T cells, it also enhanced interleukin-17 (IL-17) production.
2004) Increased matrix metalloproteinase-9 concentration and activity after stimulation with interleukin-17 in mouse airways.
The combination of tumor necrosis factor alpha blockade with interleukin-1 and interleukin-17 blockade is more effective for controlling synovial inflammation and bone resorption in an ex vivo model.
3) T lymphocytes are involved in some neutrophilic inflammatory responses, and may orchestrate the immune reaction by high CXCL8 (formerly known as interleukin-8) chemokine production directly or indirectly via interleukin-17 production.
Role of interleukin-17 and interleukin-17-induced cytokines interleukin-6 and interleukin-8 in unstable coronary artery disease.