Example sentences for: interleukin-

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  • Upon apical treatment with LPS from E. coli for two hours, these cells additionally produced mRNA for interleukin-1β (IL-1β), IL-6, and monocyte chemoattractant protein-1 (MCP-1/CCL2).

  • The cytokine interleukin-2 (IL-2) has been used extensively as a single agent for immune modulation of the host in cancer therapy [ 1, 2].

  • MMP-9 is inducible by inflammatory cytokines such as tumor necrosis factor-α and interleukin-1 [ 19, 29], and the post-transcriptional regulation in vivo remains incompletely understood.

  • Interleukin-8 (IL-8) belongs to the CXC chemokine family and is secreted by several different cell types, including monocytes, neutrophils, endothelial cells, fibroblasts, and T lymphocytes.

  • The transcription factors NF-κB and CREB have been reported to activate COX-2 in LPS-stimulated monocytes and macrophages in vitro [ 48 49 ] . Moreover, endotoxin-induced increases in neutrophil TNF-α, as well as interleukin-1β and MIP-2 in vivo appear to be mediated by NF-κB and CREB [ 21 ] . We found that activated NF-κB and CREB were present in the nucleus of adherent vascular lung neutrophils from endotoxemic, but not control rats, suggesting that these transcription factors play a role in increased responsiveness of the cells.

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