Chapter 6. T Helper 2 Cell Cytokines in Remodeling of Aortic Wall

  1. Ronald Ross Watson1,2 and
  2. Douglas F. Larson3
  1. W. L. Chan

Published Online: 15 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470692325.ch6

Immune Dysfunction and Immunotherapy in Heart Disease

Immune Dysfunction and Immunotherapy in Heart Disease

How to Cite

Chan, W. L. (2007) T Helper 2 Cell Cytokines in Remodeling of Aortic Wall, in Immune Dysfunction and Immunotherapy in Heart Disease (eds R. R. Watson and D. F. Larson), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470692325.ch6

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Department of Nutritional Sciences, The University of Arizona; and Sarver Heart Center, College of Medicine, The University of Arizona

  2. 2

    Division of Health Promotion Sciences, Mel and Enid Zuckerman Arizona College of Public Health, The University of Arizona Tucson, AZ USA

  3. 3

    Sarver Heart Center College of Medicine The University of Arizona Tucson, AZ USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 30 AUG 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405155687

Online ISBN: 9780470692325

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Keywords:

  • cytokines;
  • atheroclerosis;
  • lesion;
  • mecrophages;
  • immune response

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • Initiation of inflammation and atherogenesis

  • Importance of mouse models to elucidate the immunology of atherosclerosis

  • Role of T lymphocytes in atherosclerosis

  • Role of pro-inflammatory cytokines in atherosclerosis

  • Anti-inflammatory cytokines

  • IL-10

  • TGF-β

  • Th2 anti-inflammatory cytokines IL-4 and IL-13

  • References