Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, November 18th, 2003
According to recent research published in the journal Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications, "Interleukin-10 (IL-10), a potent antiinflammatory and immunosuppressive cytokine, plays an important role in the regulation of immune responses. To discover small molecules that stimulate IL-10 production, a cell-based screening assay was performed using a murine macrophage cell line, RAW264.7.
"Imidocarb, (3,3'-bis-2-imidazolin-2-yl)-carbanilide, which has been used as an antiprotozoan drug for the prevention and treatment of babesiosis in...
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