Chapter 14. Cytokines in Liver Diseases

  1. Saura C. Sahu
  1. Pablo Muriel

Published Online: 27 FEB 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470516751.ch14



How to Cite

Muriel, P. (2007) Cytokines in Liver Diseases, in Hepatotoxicity (ed S. C. Sahu), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470516751.ch14

Editor Information

  1. Division of Toxicology, Office of Toxicology, Office of Applied Research and Safety Assessment, Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition, US Food and Drug Administration, 8301 Muirkirk Road, Laurel, MD 20708, USA

Author Information

  1. Sección Externa de Farmacologia, Cinvestav-IPN, Apdo, Postal 14-740, México 07000, DF, México

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 27 FEB 2008
  2. Published Print: 14 DEC 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470057162

Online ISBN: 9780470516751



  • innate and immunologically inflammatory reactions;
  • tyrosine kinase and tyrosine-kinase-associated receptors;
  • inflammatory and immune systems;
  • tumor necrosis factor (TNF);
  • cell adhesion molecules;
  • stroma cells;
  • lymphocytes and polymorphonuclear cells;
  • chemokines recruiting monocytes;
  • cytokine inhibitors;
  • transforming growth factor-β (TGF-β)


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Cytokines and Liver Regeneration

  • Cytokines and Viral Hepatitis

  • Cytokine Participation in Alcoholic Liver Disease

  • Cytokines and Non-Alcoholic Steatohepatitis

  • Cytokines and Fibrosis

  • Conclusions

  • References