[Cytokine and disease].

  • Mitsuru Tsudo
  • Published 1994 in
    Rinsho byori. The Japanese journal of clinical…


Cytokine is a generic term of biologically active molecules which are mainly produced by the immune-competent cells and regulate the immune response, inflammation and hematopoiesis. This includes interleukins (IL), colony-stimulating factors (CSF), interferons (IFN), tumor necrosis factors (TNF) and so on. These cytokines are glycoproteins with a molecular… (More)