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Cytokine is a substance that is made by cells of the immune system. Some cytokines can boost the immune response and others can suppress it. Cytokines can also be made in the laboratory by recombinant DNA technology and used in the treatment of various diseases, including cancer.
Animal model of Gulf War illness hints at possible ways to mitigate symptoms

Animal model of Gulf War illness hints at possible ways to mitigate symptoms

MIT biologists identify how the immune system eliminates genetically imbalanced cells

MIT biologists identify how the immune system eliminates genetically imbalanced cells

Scientists uncover mechanism that directly links inflammation to mental illness

Scientists uncover mechanism that directly links inflammation to mental illness

New protocol offers faster and more effective way to obtain astrocytes from stem cells

New protocol offers faster and more effective way to obtain astrocytes from stem cells

Changes in immune activity appear to signal brain tumor growth five years before diagnosis, study finds

Changes in immune activity appear to signal brain tumor growth five years before diagnosis, study finds

Research suggests potential of stem cells to improve tendon healing

Research suggests potential of stem cells to improve tendon healing

Pulmonary thrombosis-on-a-chip enables unprecedented study of blood responses to organ-level injury

Pulmonary thrombosis-on-a-chip enables unprecedented study of blood responses to organ-level injury

Leti's New Deal project could revolutionize IBD therapies for great benefit of patients in the European Union

Leti's New Deal project could revolutionize IBD therapies for great benefit of patients in the European Union

Research illuminates how primary colorectal tumors contribute to premetastatic 'niche' formation

Research illuminates how primary colorectal tumors contribute to premetastatic 'niche' formation

Novel strategy may improve survival of grafts, outcomes in high-risk corneal transplant patients

Novel strategy may improve survival of grafts, outcomes in high-risk corneal transplant patients

Powerful pain medicine may help reduce vision damage of glaucoma

Powerful pain medicine may help reduce vision damage of glaucoma

Early blood test can predict vaccine immunogenicity

Early blood test can predict vaccine immunogenicity

High-fat diet and obesity drive liver immune cells to promote metabolic syndrome

High-fat diet and obesity drive liver immune cells to promote metabolic syndrome

‘Geneva signature’ evaluates safety and immunogenicity of promising anti-Ebola virus vaccine

‘Geneva signature’ evaluates safety and immunogenicity of promising anti-Ebola virus vaccine

Air pollution may directly affect biology of upper airways to cause chronic sinus problems

Air pollution may directly affect biology of upper airways to cause chronic sinus problems

Gut microbes cause age-associated inflammation and premature death, mice study shows

Gut microbes cause age-associated inflammation and premature death, mice study shows

High level of protein appears to diminish energy burning power of brown fat

High level of protein appears to diminish energy burning power of brown fat

Cancer uses immature immune cells as support system for successful metastasis, study shows

Cancer uses immature immune cells as support system for successful metastasis, study shows

MSU and Venn Therapeutics develop promising therapy to delay B16 melanoma tumor growth

MSU and Venn Therapeutics develop promising therapy to delay B16 melanoma tumor growth

IBD patients with longer duration of disease have higher risk of developing NAFLD

IBD patients with longer duration of disease have higher risk of developing NAFLD