The regenerative activity of interleukin-6.


Interleukin-6 (IL-6) is a cytokine which is involved in many inflammatory processes and in the development of cancer. In addition, IL-6 has been shown to be important for the induction of hepatic acute-phase proteins, for the regeneration of the liver and for the stimulation of B-cells. IL-6 binds to a transmembrane IL-6 receptor (IL-6R), which is present… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/978-1-62703-308-4_4


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@article{Galun2013TheRA, title={The regenerative activity of interleukin-6.}, author={Eithan Galun and Stefan Rose-John}, journal={Methods in molecular biology}, year={2013}, volume={982}, pages={59-77} }