Sökning: "Interleukin 16 IL-16"
Hittade 4 avhandlingar innehållade orden Interleukin 16 IL-16.
Sammanfattning : Background and aim - The development of clinical manifectations due to an eroded or ruptured atherosclerotic plaque, or occluded vessel, are one of the major causes of death world wide. It has been known for some time that atherosclerosis develops due to retention and modification of LDL particles in the vessel wall and the subsequent triggering of the immune system. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : Background: There is an increased number of CD8+ cells in the airways in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and also an increased number of CD4+ cells in severe COPD. The CD4 cell chemoattractant interleukin (IL)-16 is also increased in the airways of tobacco smokers. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : In the battle between the immune system and cancer, tolerance mechanisms otherwise protective against autoimmunity, are exploited to halt the anti-tumor immune response. In this model, tumors turn distinct parts of the immune system against each other; suppressive cells such as regulatory T cells (Tregs) are hijacked to obstruct effector lymphocytes in their attempt to eradicate the tumor. LÄS MER
4. Occupational exposure to polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons and early biomarkers related to cardiovascular disease and cancer
Sammanfattning : Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAH) are omnipresent environmental pollutants composed of fused benzene rings and mainly produced by incomplete combustion of organic material. PAH exposure has been associated with increased risk of cancer and probably cardiovascular disease (CVD). LÄS MER