[The abnormal expression of interleukine-1 family in pterygium].

  title={[The abnormal expression of interleukine-1 family in pterygium].},
  author={Zhiwei Wen and Zhuguo Liu},
  journal={Yan ke xue bao = Eye science},
  volume={19 2},
PURPOSE To evaluate the expression of interleukine 1 family including interleukin-1, (IL-1 alpha), interleukin-1 beta (IL-1 beta), interleukine-1 receptor antagonist, (IL-1RA) and interleukine-1 beta precursor by the epithelium in pterygium so as to understand the pathogenesis of this disorder. METHODS The immunoflurescent staining was performed in 10 patients with primary pterygium, compared to 10 normal conjunctival epithelium, to determine the expression of IL-1 alpha, IL-1 beta, IL-1 beta… CONTINUE READING