Molecular mechanisms of glucocorticoids in the control of inflammation and lymphocyte apoptosis.

@article{Tuckermann2005MolecularMO,
  title={Molecular mechanisms of glucocorticoids in the control of inflammation and lymphocyte apoptosis.},
  author={Jan P Tuckermann and Anna Kleiman and Kirsty G. McPherson and Holger M. Reichardt},
  journal={Critical reviews in clinical laboratory sciences},
  year={2005},
  volume={42 1},
  pages={71-104}
}
The immune system must be tightly controlled not only to guarantee efficient protection from invading pathogens and oncogenic cells but also to avoid exaggerated immune responses and autoimmunity. This is achieved through interactions amongst leukocytes themselves, by signals from stromal cells and also by various hormones, including glucocorticoids. The… CONTINUE READING