Chapter 13. Neural Regulation of Cytokines

  1. Prof. Dr. Jean-Marc Cavaillon2 and
  2. Dr. Christophe Adrie3
  1. Jared M. Huston and
  2. Kevin J. Tracey

Published Online: 25 MAY 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9783527626151.ch13

Sepsis and Non-Infectious Systemic Inflammation: From Biology to Critical Care

Sepsis and Non-Infectious Systemic Inflammation: From Biology to Critical Care

How to Cite

Huston, J. M. and Tracey, K. J. (2008) Neural Regulation of Cytokines, in Sepsis and Non-Infectious Systemic Inflammation: From Biology to Critical Care (eds J.-M. Cavaillon and C. Adrie), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527626151.ch13

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Unit Cytokines et Inflammation, Institut Pasteur, 28, rue Dr. Roux, 75015 Paris, France

  2. 3

    Hôpital Delafontaine, Réanimation Polyvalente, 2 rue du Docteur Delafontaine, 93205 Saint-Denis, France

Author Information

  1. North Shore-LIJ Research Institute, Manhassset, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 25 MAY 2009
  2. Published Print: 15 OCT 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527319350

Online ISBN: 9783527626151

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Keywords:

  • cytokines;
  • vagus nerve;
  • neural cells;
  • hypothalamic–pituitary– adrenal (HPA) axis;
  • glucocorticoids;
  • peripheral nervous system;
  • sympathetic nervous system

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Cytokine Stimulation of the Nervous System

  • Neuro-Endocrine Mediation of Cytokines

  • Direct Neural Control of Cytokines

  • Neural Control of Cytokines via the Inflammatory Reflex

  • References