Suppressor of cytokine signaling-1 in T cells and macrophages is critical for preventing lethal inflammation.

Abstract

The balance between pro- and anti-inflammatory cytokines modulates inflammation. Intracellular inhibitors of signaling, in turn, contribute to the negative regulation of cytokines. One of these inhibitors is suppressor of cytokine signaling-1 (SOCS-1). Socs1(-/-) mice die by 3 weeks of age with inflammation and fatty necrosis of the liver. Here, cre/loxP… (More)

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