Example sentences for: interleukin

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  • 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 ] .

  • 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.

  • CC = chemokine with two adjacent cysteine (C) residues near the NH 2 -terminus; CCR = CC chemokine receptor; CXC = chemokine with C separated by an amino acid defined as X; CXCR = CXC chemokine receptor; IL = interleukin; PBS = phosphate-buffered saline; RA = rheumatoid arthritis; RANTES = regulated on activation normal T cell expressed and secreted; rh = recombinant human.

  • IFN = interferon; IL = interleukin; RA = rheumatoid arthritis; RANTES = regulated upon activation, normal T-cell expressed and secreted; SLE = systemic lupus erythematosus; TREC = T-cell receptor excision circle.

  • These mediators, particularly tumor necrosis factor (TNF), interleukin (IL)-1, platelet activating factor, and prostaglandins, are thought to mediate the reduced peripheral vascular resistance seen in septic shock [ 4, 5, 6].


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