Published in Proteomics Weekly, December 20th, 2004
"Neonatal necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC), which is a disease with a poor prognosis, is considered to be caused by the coincidence of intestinal ischemia-reperfusion injury and systemic inflammation due to the colonization of pathogenic bacteria. Interleukin (IL)-8, a proinflammatory cytokine, plays an important role in the pathophysiology of NEC," scientists writing in the American Journal of Physiology - Cell Physiology report.
"It was recently reported that IL-1beta activates the IL-8 gene by regulating the transcriptional nuclear factor kappaB (NF-kappaB)...
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