The role of Th17 lymphocytes in the autoimmune and chronic inflammatory diseases

Giuseppe Murdaca, Barbara Maria Colombo, Francesco Puppo

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Abstract

The emerging role of interleukin-17 as a hallmark proinflammatory cytokine of the adaptive immune system produced by a new T helper cell subset termed "Th17" has received considerable attention. In this review we will focus on recent information regarding IL-17 and its relevance in autoimmune and chronic inflammatory diseases.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)487-495
Number of pages9
JournalInternal and Emergency Medicine
Volume6
Issue number6
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Dec 2011

Keywords

  • Cytokines
  • Inflammatory diseases
  • Th-17

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Emergency Medicine
  • Internal Medicine

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