Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, June 24th, 1996
"Further studies are needed to establish the relevance of IL-4 in the pathogenesis of disease due to Mycobacterium tuberculosis, especially when mycobacteria induces a predominantly Th2 cytokine profile which could aggravate the mycobacterial infection," researcher P. Mendez-Samperio and colleagues from Mexico's National School of Biological Sciences wrote ("Down-Modulation of Mycobacterial-Induced IL-1(beta) Production in Human Mononuclear Cells by IL-4," Clinical Experimental Immunology, May 1996;104:374-379).
Want to see the full article?
Welcome to NewsRx!
Learn more about a six-week, no-risk free trial of TB and Outbreaks Week
NewsRx also is available at LexisNexis, Gale, ProQuest, Factiva, Dialog, Thomson Reuters, NewsEdge, and Dow Jones.