Cytokines

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.
What are Cytokines?

The term "cytokine" is derived from a combination of two Greek words - "cyto" meaning cell and "kinos" meaning movement. Cytokines are cell signalling molecules that aid cell to cell communication in immune responses and stimulate the movement of cells towards sites of inflammation, infection and trauma.

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Proteomics reveals a distinct IFN-driven plasma cytokine response to COVID-19 in infants and young children

Proteomics reveals a distinct IFN-driven plasma cytokine response to COVID-19 in infants and young children

The human body develops strategies to prevent the immune response from overshooting its mark

The human body develops strategies to prevent the immune response from overshooting its mark

Pulmonary surfactant-mediated inflammatory response against SARS-CoV-2

Pulmonary surfactant-mediated inflammatory response against SARS-CoV-2

Repression of endothelial TLR3 is a potential mechanism of SARS-CoV-2 infection-associated lung vascular remodeling

Repression of endothelial TLR3 is a potential mechanism of SARS-CoV-2 infection-associated lung vascular remodeling

Researchers discover the impact of microRNA on inflammation in lupus

Researchers discover the impact of microRNA on inflammation in lupus

Researchers develop a new multi-omics microsampling method for complete health profiling

Researchers develop a new multi-omics microsampling method for complete health profiling

Sex-specific patterns of cytokine activation in the hippocampus post-immunological challenge

Sex-specific patterns of cytokine activation in the hippocampus post-immunological challenge

Study finds link between physical activity levels and susceptibility to upper respiratory tract infections in children

Study finds link between physical activity levels and susceptibility to upper respiratory tract infections in children

Study reviews mechanistic data on new methods of allergy prevention and treatment

Study reviews mechanistic data on new methods of allergy prevention and treatment

Genetic disorder that causes immunodeficiency and susceptibility to opportunistic infections discovered

Genetic disorder that causes immunodeficiency and susceptibility to opportunistic infections discovered

Researchers create the first 'living medicine' to treat drug-resistant lung infections

Researchers create the first 'living medicine' to treat drug-resistant lung infections

Schizophrenia may be linked with vascular alterations in the brain, study suggests

Schizophrenia may be linked with vascular alterations in the brain, study suggests

Are dysregulated metabolism and inflammation contributing factors to the ongoing symptoms in long-term COVID-19 syndrome patients?

Are dysregulated metabolism and inflammation contributing factors to the ongoing symptoms in long-term COVID-19 syndrome patients?

Berkeley Lights launches Beacon Select™, a new optofluidic system for cell line development

Berkeley Lights launches Beacon Select™, a new optofluidic system for cell line development

Immunological interactions between asthma, obesity, and the microbiota

Immunological interactions between asthma, obesity, and the microbiota

The diverse mechanisms by which galectins can regulate adaptive and innate immune responses

The diverse mechanisms by which galectins can regulate adaptive and innate immune responses

New ‘smart patch’ can detect proinflammatory biomarkers of neurodegenerative diseases

New ‘smart patch’ can detect proinflammatory biomarkers of neurodegenerative diseases

Novel peptide suppresses the damaging lung inflammation seen in ARDS

Novel peptide suppresses the damaging lung inflammation seen in ARDS

Researchers report that vectored expression of a high-affinity ACE2 microbody protein establishes a high degree of protection from SARS-CoV-2

Researchers report that vectored expression of a high-affinity ACE2 microbody protein establishes a high degree of protection from SARS-CoV-2

The role of omega-3 and omega-6 metabolites during pregnancy

The role of omega-3 and omega-6 metabolites during pregnancy