IL-15 and IL-15R in leucocytes from patients with systemic lupus erythematosus.

@article{Baranda2005IL15AI,
  title={IL-15 and IL-15R in leucocytes from patients with systemic lupus erythematosus.},
  author={Lourdes Baranda and Hortensia de la Fuente and Esther Layseca-Espinosa and Diana Patricia Portales-P{\'e}rez and Perla C. Ni{\~n}o-Moreno and G Valencia-Pacheco and Carlos Abud-Mendoza and Jorge Alcocer-Varela and Roberto Gonz{\'a}lez-Amaro},
  journal={Rheumatology},
  year={2005},
  volume={44 12},
  pages={1507-13}
}
OBJECTIVE To assess the functional status of the IL-15/IL-15Ralpha cytokine system in different leucocyte subsets from patients with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE). METHODS Eighteen patients with SLE (10 with inactive and eight with active disease) and 14 healthy individuals were studied. Serum levels and in vitro production of IL-15 were determined. In addition, the expression of IL-15 receptor alpha (IL-15Ralpha) and membrane-bound IL-15 was assessed and the in vitro effects of IL-15 on… CONTINUE READING
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