Interferon-gamma and epithelial cell activation in Sjögren's syndrome.

  title={Interferon-gamma and epithelial cell activation in Sj{\"o}gren's syndrome.},
  author={StudyT. M. Brookes and Evelyn J. Price and Patrick J W Venables and Ravinder N. Maini},
  journal={British journal of rheumatology},
  volume={34 3},
We have examined the hypothesis that interferon-gamma (IFN-gamma) and its interaction with epithelium may play a role in the perpetuation of inflammation in Sjögren's syndrome (SS). Labial salivary gland primary cell cultures from 16 patients with primary SS (pSS) and eight cultures from patients with SS symptoms but histologically normal biopsies were… CONTINUE READING