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Interleukin-6

Known as: BSF2 (B cell stimulating factor 2), B-Cell Stimulatory Factor-2, B-Cell Differentiation Factor-2 
A cytokine that stimulates the growth and differentiation of B-LYMPHOCYTES and is also a growth factor for HYBRIDOMAS and plasmacytomas. It is… 
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
Review
2005
Review
2005
  • T. Kishimoto
  • Annual review of immunology
  • 2005
  • Corpus ID: 24717345
This essay summarizes my 40 years of research in immunology. As a young physician, I encountered a patient with Waldenström's… 
Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Interleukin (IL)-6 is one of several proinflammatory cytokines that have been associated with insulin resistance and type 2… 
Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
CONTEXT Inflammation is hypothesized to play a role in development of type 2 diabetes mellitus (DM); however, clinical data… 
Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
Interleukin (IL)-4 is the most potent factor that causes naive CD4+ T cells to differentiate to the T helper cell (Th) 2… 
Review
1994
Review
1994
lNTERLEUKIN-6 (IL-6) is a multifunctional cytokine that regulates various aspects of the immune response, acute-phase reaction… 
Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
Cytokines are thought to be important mediators in physiologic and pathophysiologic processes affecting the central nervous… 
Highly Cited
1991
Highly Cited
1991
IL-10 inhibits the ability of macrophage but not B cell APC to stimulate cytokine synthesis by Th1 T cell clones. In this study… 
Review
1989
Review
1989
B CELLS ARE the only eukaryotic cells that are able to produce antibody molecules. Their growth and differentiation into antibody… 
Highly Cited
1989
Highly Cited
1989
Serum samples from patients with meningococcal disease were examined for the presence of IL-6, TNF-alpha, and LPS. Median serum…