Ernest Fischer

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Interleukin-1 receptor antagonist (IL-1ra) is a 22-Kd protein that shares homology with IL-1 beta, binds to the IL-1 receptor, but has no known agonist properties. This inhibitor appears to be the first cytokine whose sole function is to block the actions of another cytokine. Exogenous IL-1ra administration has been shown to reduce mortality in experimental(More)
1. Introduction. The research reported on in the present note was motivated by the following Proposition (F), due to Ernest Fischer ([5], see also [4] for an earlier version; actually Fischer proved a more general result, but the special case suffices as a point of departure for our discussion) : (F) Let P denote a homogeneous polynomial in si, • • • , z k(More)
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