IMMUNOMODULATORY EFFECTS OF VITAMIN D ON SKIN INFLAMMATION.
Pescara, Italy. In J Biol Regul Homeost Agents, Jul 2015
Vitamin D has the ability to suppress inflammatory cytokines such as TNF, IL-1, IFN-gamma and IL-2; while it increases the generation of anti-inflammatory cytokines IL-4 and IL-10.
Role of mast cells in atherosclerosis: a classical inflammatory disease.
Cagliari, Italy. In Int J Immunopathol Pharmacol, 2014
Macrophages, which generate pro-inflammatory cytokines, mainly interleukin-1 (IL-1) and tumor necrosis factor-α (TNF-alpha), are deeply involved in atherosclerosis, as well as mast cells which generate several cytokines, including IL-6 and IFN-gamma, and chemokines such as eotaxin, MCP-1 and RANTES involved in monocyte recruitment and differentiation in the arterial wall.
[Molecular aspects of renal desease].
In Usp Fiziol Nauk, 2014
The most important molecules inducing inflammation are cytokines (MCP-1, TNFalpha, IFN-gamma, IL-1,6,8,18), matrix metalloproteinases MMP-2,3,9,14, tissue inhibitors of metalloproteinases (TIMPs) and grow factors (VEGF PDGE FGF).