Ctyokine's role in autoimmune melee probed

February 2009
Nature Medicine;Feb2009, Vol. 15 Issue 2, p143
Academic Journal
The article focuses on research concerning the T helper cell cytokine IL-17 and the role it plays in multiple sclerosis and other autoimmune diseases. It states that the study of experimental autoimmune encephalomyelitis, a mouse model of multiple sclerosis, found that an overexpression of interleukin-17 did not exasperate the disease and that genetic and anti-blocking experiments did not eliminate the disease.


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