[Cytokines in the pathogenesis of liver fibrosis].

Abstract

Cytokines are synthetized and secreted in the liver mostly by Kupffer cells and play a key role in inflammatory processes and immunological response related to liver diseases, which are initiated by hepatocytes damage. This type of signalling between different types of liver cells, can produce contrary reactions. For instance transforming growth factors… (More)

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@article{Flisiak1999CytokinesIT, title={[Cytokines in the pathogenesis of liver fibrosis].}, author={Robert Flisiak}, journal={Przeglad lekarski}, year={1999}, volume={56 9}, pages={604-7} }