Chapter 9. Regulation of Glucocorticoid Sensitivity by Macrophage Migration Inhibitory Factor

  1. Ian M. Adcock and
  2. Kian Fan Chung
  1. Eric F. Morand

Published Online: 18 MAR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470985731.ch9

Overcoming Steroid Insensitivity in Respiratory Disease

Overcoming Steroid Insensitivity in Respiratory Disease

How to Cite

Morand, E. F. (2008) Regulation of Glucocorticoid Sensitivity by Macrophage Migration Inhibitory Factor, in Overcoming Steroid Insensitivity in Respiratory Disease (eds I. M. Adcock and K. F. Chung), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470985731.ch9

Editor Information

  1. Airways Disease Section, National Heart and Lung Institute, Imperial College London, London, UK

Author Information

  1. Centre for Inflammatory Diseases, Monash University, Monash Medical Centre, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 18 MAR 2008
  2. Published Print: 14 MAR 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470058084

Online ISBN: 9780470985731

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Keywords:

  • treatment of inflammatory diseases;
  • migration inhibitory factor (MIF);
  • MIF and inflammatory disease;
  • systemic lupus erythematosus;
  • rheumatoid arthritis (RA)

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • MIF as a pro-inflammatory factor

  • Relationship between MIF and glucocorticoids

  • Conclusions

  • References