Cytokines

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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Novel formulation allows use of toxin from rattlesnake venom to control neuropathic pain

Novel formulation allows use of toxin from rattlesnake venom to control neuropathic pain

Study gives clues on how to stop HIV reemergence

Study gives clues on how to stop HIV reemergence

Researchers engineer probiotics to safely deliver immunotherapies to tumors

Researchers engineer probiotics to safely deliver immunotherapies to tumors

Georgia State researcher receives $1.67 million federal grant to study gut immunity

Georgia State researcher receives $1.67 million federal grant to study gut immunity

New plant-based drug shown to help patients with head and neck cancers

New plant-based drug shown to help patients with head and neck cancers

Age-linked cognitive decline could be slowed by immune activation

Age-linked cognitive decline could be slowed by immune activation

Making it all work: brain-dependent immune activation in embryos

Making it all work: brain-dependent immune activation in embryos

Flickering light triggers the brain to release signaling chemicals that may help fight Alzheimer's

Flickering light triggers the brain to release signaling chemicals that may help fight Alzheimer's

HIV antibody therapy improves immune function

HIV antibody therapy improves immune function

FDA gives clearance to IND application for Calibr's 'switchable' CAR-T cell therapy

FDA gives clearance to IND application for Calibr's 'switchable' CAR-T cell therapy

Choice of anesthetic for breast tumor resection may influence cancer outcomes

Choice of anesthetic for breast tumor resection may influence cancer outcomes

Shape-shifting cells rush to repair the defect after bone injury

Shape-shifting cells rush to repair the defect after bone injury

BCG vaccine formulations vary widely in their characteristics, study shows

BCG vaccine formulations vary widely in their characteristics, study shows

Human organ chips for better drug development

Human organ chips for better drug development

Improving drug testing with comprehensive 'Organ Chip' platform

Improving drug testing with comprehensive 'Organ Chip' platform

Researchers identify new protein that shows promise for treating atherosclerosis

Researchers identify new protein that shows promise for treating atherosclerosis

Surgical complications are much more likely in smokers

Surgical complications are much more likely in smokers

Scientists unveil molecular changes that show why some people age faster than others

Scientists unveil molecular changes that show why some people age faster than others

Study shows how cancer-causing genes promote metastasis

Study shows how cancer-causing genes promote metastasis

Study provides insights into how viral infection can continue to affect immunity

Study provides insights into how viral infection can continue to affect immunity