Regulatory cytokines in inflammatory bowel disease.

@article{Pallone1996RegulatoryCI,
  title={Regulatory cytokines in inflammatory bowel disease.},
  author={F. Pallone and G. Monteleone},
  journal={Alimentary Pharmacology & Therapeutics},
  year={1996},
  volume={10}
}
  • F. Pallone, G. Monteleone
  • Published 1996
  • Medicine
  • Alimentary Pharmacology & Therapeutics
  • Several immunological alterations have been described in inflammatory bowel disease, but their role in the pathogenesis of tissue damage of these disorders is not fully known. Activated immune cells produce proinflammatory and regulatory cytokines able to mediate immune mechanisms underlying intestinal inflammation in both ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease. Although there is no evidence for an aberrant cytokine secretion in the intestinal mucosa of patients with inflammatory bowel disease… CONTINUE READING
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