John Libbey Eurotext

European Cytokine Network

European Cytokine Network

Volume 15, numéro 2, June 2004

Volume 15, numéro 2, June 2004

Review

En accès libre Soluble intercellular adhesion molecule‐1 (sICAM‐1): an overview (p.91-8)
Anna Maria Witkowska, Maria Halina Borawska

Research papers

En accès libre Prolactin triggers pro‐inflammatory immune responses in peripheral immune cells (p.99-104)
Jörg‐Matthias Brand, Christoph Frohn, Katharina Cziupka, Christian Brockmann, Holger Kirchner, Jrgen Luhm

En accès libre Relation between the tumor necrosis factor‐α (TNF‐α) gene and protein expression, and clinical, biochemical, and genetic markers: age, body mass index and uric acid are independent predictors for an elevated TNF‐α plasma level in a complex risk model (p.105-11)
Susanne Schulz, Undraga Schagdarsurengin, Thomas Suss, Ursula Mller‐Werdan, Karl Werdan, Christiane Gläser

En accès libre Serum tumor growth factor‐β1 levels in patients with cirrhosis, chronic hepatitis B and chronic hepatitis C (p.112-6)
Cengiz Kirmaz, Ender Terzioglu, Omer Topalak, Papatya Bayrak, Ozge Yilmaz, Galip Ersoz, Filiz Sebik

En accès libre The C‐174G promoter polymorphism of the interleukin‐6 (IL‐6) gene that affects insulin sensitivity in Caucasians is not involved in the pathogenesis of Taiwanese type 2 diabetes mellitus (p.117-9)
Yih‐Hsin Chang, Chien‐Ning Huang, Ming‐Yuh Shiau

En accès libre Cytokine profiles in peripheral, placental and cord blood in pregnant women from an area endemic for Plasmodium falciparum (p.120-5)
Marielle K. Bouyou‐Akotet, Maryvonne Kombila, Peter G. Kremsner, Elie Mavoungou

En accès libre Double‐stranded RNA stimulation or CD40 ligation of monocyte‐derived dendritic cells as models to study their activation and maturation process (p.126-34)
Anna Maria Megiovanni, Françoise Sanchez, Jean Claude Gluckman, Michelle Rosenzwajg

En accès libre High cytokine levels at admission are associated with fatal outcome in patients with necrotizing fasciitis (p.135-8)
Kathrin Lungstras‐Bufler, Philip Bufler, Rabiatu Abdullah, Christine Rutherford, Stefan Endres, Edward Abraham, Charles A. Dinarello, Robert M. Rodriguez

En accès libre Plasma profiles of circulating granulocyte‐macrophage colony‐stimulating factor and soluble cellular adhesion molecules in acute myocardial infarction. Contribution to post‐infarction left ventricular dysfunction (p.139-44)
John T. Parissis, Stamatis Adamopoulos, Koula Venetsanou, George Kostakis, Antonios Rigas, Spilios M. Karas, Dimitrios Kremastinos

En accès libre Limited effect of selected organic pollutants on cytokine production by peripheral blood leukocytes (p.145-51)
Sabrina Devos, Rosette Van Den Heuvel, Robert Hooghe, Elisabeth L. Hooghe‐Peters

En accès libre A three base pair gene variation within the distal 5’‐flanking region of the interleukin‐10 (IL‐10) gene is related to the in vitro IL‐10 production capacity of lipopolysaccharide‐stimulated peripheral blood mononuclear cells (p.153-8)
Horst Rieth, Maik Mörmann, Adriana J.F. Luty, Constance A. Assohou‐Luty, Maria Roupelieva, Peter G. Kremsner, Dieter Kube