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].

  • T cells cause tissue injury through their secreted products such as cytokines; in mice, overexpression of interleukin (IL)-13, a T cell cytokine that is strongly implicated in the pathogenesis of experimental asthma, resulted in increased production of proteases and enlargement of airspaces reminiscent of emphysema [12].

  • The prevalence of the scattered T cells within the CC tumors was somewhat surprising, but entirely consistent with the biology of response to a treatment for RCCa, interleukin 2 (IL-2), since IL-2 activates lymphocytes against the tumor [ 23 ] .

  • T helper 1 (Th1) cells have been shown to secrete interleukin 2 and interferon gamma (IFN-γ), and express a distinct repertoire of chemokine receptors such as CCR5 and CXCR3 [19,20,21].

  • 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.

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