RU 41740 (Biostim) stimulates the production of granulocyte macrophage colony-stimulating factor and interleukin-8 by human bronchial epithelial cells in vitro.

1. In this study, we observed the effects of RU 41740 (Biostim) on the production of granulocyte-macrophage colony-stimulating factor (GM-CSF) and interleukin-8 (IL-8) in human bronchial epithelial cells in vitro. 2. Cytokine production was assessed by enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay. 3. We report that epithelial cells spontaneously released both… (More)