Example sentences for: interleukin

How can you use “interleukin” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • For example, transcription factor 8 (TCF8) can repress interleukin 2 (IL2) expression by binding to a negative regulatory element 100 bp upstream of the IL2 transcription start site [ 15].

  • Anti-TNF-α = anti-tumor necrosis factor alpha; ELISA = enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay; hTNF-α = human tumor necrosis factor alpha; IFN = interferon; IL = interleukin; mAb = monoclonal antibody; mRNA = messenger ribonucleic acid; MTX = methotrexate; PCR = polymerase chain reaction; RA = rheumatoid arthritis; TNF-α = tumor necrosis factor alpha.

  • With the isolation of the lymphocyte-derived molecule responsible for T cell Growth Factor (TCGF) activity, which came to be known as interleukin 2 (IL-2) [ 9 10 ] , and discovery of IL-2 receptors (IL-2R) [ 11 ] , it could be shown that mitogenic lectins and specific antigens triggered an initial activation event, which was analogous to the activation of cell cycle "competence" by serum-stimulated fibroblasts, and resulted in transition from the G 0 to the G 1 phase of the cell cycle [ 12 13 ] . However, just as in serum-stimulated fibroblasts, this initial activation event did not result in lymphocyte proliferation.

  • Ad.Luc = adenoviral vector expressing luciferase; Ad.TGF = adenoviral vector expressing human transforming growth factor; AIA = antigen-induced arthritis; ELISA = enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay; GAG = glycosaminoglycan; H & E = hematoxylin and eosin; IL = interleukin; TGF = transforming growth factor.

  • Interleukin 4, 8, 10 and 12 were obtained from the Genzyme Corp.


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