interleukin-13


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interleukin-13

[‚in·tər¦lük·ən ′thər‚tēn]
(immunology)
A cytokine produced by activated T lymphocytes that inhibits inflammatory cytokine production induced by bacterial endotoxin and stimulates gamma-interferon production by natural killer cells, enhancing the effect of interleukin-2. Abbreviated IL-13.
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Liu et al., "Direct control of hepatic glucose production by interleukin-13 in mice," The Journal of Clinical Investigation, vol.
Interleukin-13 induces dramatically different transcriptional programs in three human airway cell types.
Ongoing therapeutic trials for systemic agents in children and adolescents include the testing of biologic agents--such as dupilumab, interleukin-4 and interleukin-13 blockers, and JAK inhibitors--that target cytokine pathways important in AD.
Temann et al., "Interleukin-13 mediates a fundamental pathway for airway epithelial mucus induced by CD4 T cells and interleukin-9," American Journal of Respiratory Cell and Molecular Biology, vol.
Pelletier et al., "Inhibition of tumor necrosis factor alpha-induced prostaglandin E2 production by the antiinflammatory cytokines interleukin-4, interleukin-10, and interleukin-13 in osteoarthritic synovial fibroblasts: distinct targeting in the signaling pathways," Arthritis & Rheumatology, vol.
Natural killer cells decreased airway inflammation by encouraging programmed cell death in immune cells called eosinophils, whereas type 2 innate lymphoid cells promoted airway inflammation by secreting cell-signaling molecules called interleukin-13.
Interleukin-13 and interleukin-13 receptor in Hodgkin's disease: possible autocrine mechanism and involvement in fibrosis.
(Seattle, WA; 206-442-6744) announced that it has entered into a license agreement with Wyeth (Madison, NJ) for two United States Patent Applications for Interleukin-13 receptor subunit (IL-13R alpha2).
The product is a fully-human monoclonal antibody that blocks the signalling of interleukin-4 (IL-4) and interleukin-13 (IL-13), the proteins that play a significant role in type 2 inflammation.
Dupixent is a fully-human monoclonal antibody that inhibits the signalling of interleukin-4 (and interleukin-13 , two proteins that play a central role in type 2 inflammation.
Dupixent, which can be used with or without topical corticosteroids, is a targeted biologic therapy that inhibits signaling of interleukin-4 (IL-4) and interleukin-13 (IL-13), two key proteins that may play a central role in type 2 inflammation that underlies atopic dermatitis and several other allergic diseases added the companies.