Cytokine, infiltrating macrophage and T cell-mediated response to development of primary and secondary human liver cancer.

@article{Bortolami2002CytokineIM,
  title={Cytokine, infiltrating macrophage and T cell-mediated response to development of primary and secondary human liver cancer.},
  author={Marina Bortolami and Carla Venturi and Luciano Giacomelli and Romano Scalerta and Stefano Bacchetti and Franca Marino and Annarosa Floreani and Michelle Lise and Remo Naccarato and Fabio Farinati},
  journal={Digestive and liver disease : official journal of the Italian Society of Gastroenterology and the Italian Association for the Study of the Liver},
  year={2002},
  volume={34 11},
  pages={
          794-801
        }
}
BACKGROUND Kupffer cells, monocytes and infiltrating T cells have been considered the major source of interleukin-1beta and tumour necrosis factor-alpha in the liver. AIMS; To explore the expression of interleukin-1beta and tumour necrosis factor-alpha and to evaluate the density and the distribution of T lymphocytes and monocytes/macrophages in the liver of patients with primary and secondary tumours. METHODS Tumoural and peritumoural liver samples were examined from 21 patients with… CONTINUE READING
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