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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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In addition to the company's technology and its HIPAA and HITECH compliance, Interleukin Genetics also brings its ilustra inflammation management programme and its inherent health genetic tests for nutritional needs, weight management, heart health, and bone health to Orig3n.
Under the terms of the agreement, Orig3n's regenerative medicine research lab will remain in Boston's Innovation District and the genetic testing will be consolidated to Interleukin Genetics' CLIA laboratory.
Determination of interleukin 6 (IL-6) in serum samples from the three experimental treatments indicated a significant affect of diet on studied parameter (P = 0.
Interleukin Genetics' main products include the PST genetic risk test for periodontal disease and tooth loss susceptibility, which is sold through dentists, and the Inherent Health Weight Management Genetic Test that picks the most efficient diet and exercise programme for an individual based on genetics.
Interleukin Genetics is a functional genomics company focused on a personalized approach to medicine.
Interleukin Genetics leverages its research, intellectual property and genetic panel development expertise in metabolism and inflammation to facilitate the emerging personalized healthcare market.
In addition to the company's technology and its HIPAA and HITECH compliance, Interleukin Genetics also provides Orig3n with its ILUSTRA Inflammation Management Program and its Inherent Health genetic tests for nutritional needs, weight management, heart health, and bone health.
Studies supporting the role of Interleukin-1 in OA severity and progression have included data from animal susceptibility models, models of Interleukin-1 targeted therapy, genetic association studies, and elevated Interleukin gene expression in patients with generalised OA.
In fact, another study published simultaneously in Cell by researchers from the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Harvard Medical School reports the identification of a hormone, produced in fat tissue after cold exposure, that activates interleukin 4 and interleukin 13 to drive fat burning.
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Kenneth Kornman, chief scientific officer, Interleukin Genetics, Inc.