IL18

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IL18

A gene on chromosome 11q22.2-q22.3 that encodes IL-18, a proinflammatory cytokine that increases natural killer cell activity in spleen cells and stimulates interferon gamma production in T-helper type I cells.
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Serum interleukin 17 and interleukin 18 levels in familial Mediterranean fever.
In another study of hospitalized patients in China, urinary KIM-1, interleukin 18 (IL-18), and cystatin C were all shown to be early predictive biomarkers of gadolinium-based contrast-induced nephropathy in the elderly patients.
Prognostic value of urinary injury molecule 1, interleukin 18, cystatin C as biomarkers for gadolinium-based contrast-induced nephropathy in the elderly patients (in Chinese).
Comparison of interleukin 18 (IL-18) in serum revealed a trend of decreasing IL-18 concentrations with an increase of creatine monohydrate in diet but this difference in IL-18 concentration between the treatments was statistically non significant (P = 0.
Interleukin 18 and interleukin 18 binding protein in patients with idiopathic thrombocytopenic Purpura.
Implication of interleukin 18 and intercellular adhesion molecule (ICAM)-1 in acute pancreatitis.
Oztas MO, Onder M, Gurer MA, Bukan N, Sancak B: Serum interleukin 18 and tumour necrosis factor-a levels are increased in Behcet's disease.
Nlrp3 works by anchoring a large, multi-protein complex known as the Nlrp3 inflammasome where the messenger protein interleukin 18 (IL-18) is made.
Interleukin 18 independent engagement of interleukin 18 receptor-alpha is required for autoimmune inflammation.
The impact of prolonged strenuous endurance exercise on interleukin 18 and interleukin 18 binding protein in recreational cyclists.
IRAK4 is a protein kinase involved in signaling innate immune responses from interleukin-1, interleukin 18, and toll-like receptors.