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Cytokines

Immunology

Soluble Mediators

  1. Sergio Romagnani

Published Online: 15 MAR 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470688618.taw0096

Topley and Wilson's Microbiology and Microbial Infections

Topley and Wilson's Microbiology and Microbial Infections

How to Cite

Romagnani, S. 2010. Cytokines. Topley and Wilson's Microbiology and Microbial Infections. .

Author Information

  1. University of Florence, Department of Internal Medicine, Italy

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 MAR 2010

Abstract

  • 1
    Growth Factors for Hemopoietic Precursors, Myeloid Cells, and Thrombocytes
  • 2
    Growth and Differentiation Factors for Lymphoid Cells
  • 3
    Proinflammatory Cytokines
  • 4
    Anti-Inflammatory and Regulatory Cytokines

Keywords:

  • cytokines, important signaling molecules;
  • definitive hemopoiesis-regulated, in part, by hemopoietic growth factors (HGF);
  • main HGF-stem cell factor (SCF);
  • IL-5, important growth and differentiation factor for eosinophil granulocytes;
  • interleukin 9-human IL-9 gene, single copy gene mapped on chromosome 5;
  • anti-inflammatory and regulatory cytokines;
  • growth and differentiation factors for lymphoid cells;
  • proinflammatory cytokines