Published in Blood Weekly, October 16th, 2003
According to a study from Brazil, "Leishmania major infection in C57BL/6 mice is controlled by the activation of a Th1 response and nitric oxide (NO) production by macrophages. TNF-alpha is considered one of the most important cytokines involved in this response.
"In the present study, we investigated the expression of nitric oxide synthase (iNOS) in the inflammatory cells present in the lesion and draining lymph nodes, and the cytokine production by lymph node cells in animals treated with anti-TNF-alpha. Our results demonstrated...
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