Rosamaria Lisa

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IL-6 in vitro production, as well as the serum/plasma concentration of the cytokine, increase with age. In the present investigation, a total of 62 individuals (31 males and 31 females), aged from 29 to 93 years of age (mean age of males: 60.4 years; mean age of females: 59.4 years) were assessed for IL-6 plasma concentration, and for IL-6 in vitro(More)
Factor structure analyses have revealed the presence of specific biological system markers in healthy humans and diseases. However, this type of approach in very old persons and in type 2 diabetes (T2DM) is lacking. A total sample of 2,137 Italians consisted of two groups: 1,604 healthy and 533 with T2DM. Age (years) was categorized as adults (≤65), old(More)
In the present investigation we analysed Interleukin 6 (IL-6) in vitro production by Epstein-Barr virus (EBV)-immortalized B lymphocytes established from 43 subjects, 15 young people and 28 elderly people, including 18 centenarians, after 3, 6, 9, 24, 48 and 72 h of culture. The subjects were genotypized for the C to G transition at nucleotide -174 of IL-6(More)
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