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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Study reveals acute immunologic changes in children with long COVID

Study reveals acute immunologic changes in children with long COVID

Severe COVID-19 linked to genetic clotting predisposition

Severe COVID-19 linked to genetic clotting predisposition

Research suggests Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine reprograms innate immune responses

Research suggests Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine reprograms innate immune responses

Researchers identify first biomarker to predict severity of COVID-19

Researchers identify first biomarker to predict severity of COVID-19

New nanoimmunoassay can detect anti–SARS-CoV-2 antibodies in ultralow-volume blood samples

New nanoimmunoassay can detect anti–SARS-CoV-2 antibodies in ultralow-volume blood samples

Is COVID-19 a new disease?

Is COVID-19 a new disease?

Are infants at greater risk of COVID-19 than children?

Are infants at greater risk of COVID-19 than children?

Highly efficient immune response in asymptomatic SARS-CoV-2 patients

Highly efficient immune response in asymptomatic SARS-CoV-2 patients

Aberrant immune features in healthy elderly and male subjects with severe COVID-19 may predate infection

Aberrant immune features in healthy elderly and male subjects with severe COVID-19 may predate infection

Could stem cells improve the outcome of ARDS in severe COVID-19?

Could stem cells improve the outcome of ARDS in severe COVID-19?

Monocytes promote viral control during SARS-COV-2 infection

Monocytes promote viral control during SARS-COV-2 infection

Prior MMR or Tdap vaccination may reduce risk of severe COVID-19

Prior MMR or Tdap vaccination may reduce risk of severe COVID-19

Nanoparticle (SpFN) vaccine candidate elicits multifactorial cellular immune responses against SARS-CoV-2 in vivo

Nanoparticle (SpFN) vaccine candidate elicits multifactorial cellular immune responses against SARS-CoV-2 in vivo

Stem cell therapy for COVID-19 and ARDS

Stem cell therapy for COVID-19 and ARDS

What happens in the first few days of SARS-CoV-2 infection?

What happens in the first few days of SARS-CoV-2 infection?

Evidence that elevated blood glucose is a significant risk factor for severe COVID-19

Evidence that elevated blood glucose is a significant risk factor for severe COVID-19

New approach could revolutionize the treatment of liver diseases

New approach could revolutionize the treatment of liver diseases

New study reveals mechanisms that result in lethal COVID-19

New study reveals mechanisms that result in lethal COVID-19

"COVID-19 diarrhea" depends on inflammatory response that is part of the disease

"COVID-19 diarrhea" depends on inflammatory response that is part of the disease

Host protein mimicry of SARS-CoV-2 receptor binding motif

Host protein mimicry of SARS-CoV-2 receptor binding motif