cytokines

By identifying two cytokines, key factors in the recruitment of blood cells essential to the formation of new blood vessels, and above all by deciphering how these factors interact simultaneously with blood vessels, researchers at the University of Geneva (UNIGE) have highlighted an additional method of controlling tumour progression. The results suggest that the combined… Read more

An excessive response by the immune system can be modulated by targeted manipulation of sugar metabolism to produce an immune response that efficiently eliminates the pathogens without causing any harmful secondary reactions, according to new research. Scientists from the Medical University of Vienna and Max F. Perutz Laboratories of MedUni Vienna and the University of… Read more

Small proteins that affect communication between cells play an important role in regulating inflammation that occurs during inflammatory bowel disease, according to researchers at Georgia State University, Emory University, the University of Michigan and Amgen, a biotechnology company. The researchers compared immune cells in mice with and without intestinal inflammation and identified a new factor… Read more