ROLE OF INTERLEUKIN‐6 IN THE PATHOGENESIS OF MULTIPLE MYELOMA

@article{Gad2000ROLEOI,
  title={ROLE OF INTERLEUKIN‐6 IN THE PATHOGENESIS OF MULTIPLE MYELOMA},
  author={Klara Gad{\'o} and Gyula Domj{\'a}n and Hargita Hegyesi and Andr{\'a}s Falus},
  journal={Cell Biology International},
  year={2000},
  volume={24}
}
Multiple myeloma (MM) is a currently incurable disease caused by the proliferation of malignant plasma cells. Although the pathogenesis of the disease still remains unclear, recent research in the biology of MM has produced new insights into the factors that control the growth and survival of myeloma cells. Among the growth factors, interleukin‐6 (IL‐6) has an essential role. Evidence suggests that IL‐6 is not only a growth factor, but also a survival factor in MM, inhibiting apoptosis in… 
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