Published in Blood Weekly, December 25th, 2003
Expression of SCF, "a major mast cell growth factor, is potentiated shortly after co-treatment with interleukin (IL)-1beta and glucocorticoids," scientists in France explained. "SCF promoter contains a GRE-like sequence and a putative kappaB site."
In a recent study, C.A. Da Silva and colleagues at Louis Pasteur University in Strasbourg "assessed the mechanisms of the regulation of SCF transcription in human lung fibroblasts in culture."
"Chromatin immunoprecipitation showed that co-treatment with IL-1beta and the...
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