TITLE

Idiopathic inflammatory myopathies, signified by distinctive peripheral cytokines, chemokines and the TNF family members B-cell activating factor and a proliferation inducing ligand

AUTHOR(S)
Szodoray, Peter; Alex, Philip; Knowlton, Nicholas; Centola, Michael; Dozmorov, Igor; Csipo, Istvan; Nagy, Annamaria T.; Constantin, Tamas; Ponyi, Andrea; Nakken, Britt; Danko, Katalin
PUB. DATE
October 2010
SOURCE
Rheumatology;Oct2010, Vol. 49 Issue 10, p1867
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Objective. Serum cytokines play an important role in the pathogenesis of myositis by initiating and perpetuating various cellular and humoral autoimmune processes. The aim of the present study was to describe a broad spectrum of T- and B-cell cytokines, growth factors and chemokines in patients with idiopathic inflammatory myopathies (IIMs) and healthy individuals.
ACCESSION #
53719242

 

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