What role do cytokines play in autoimmune diseases?

Oct 29 2011

( Mary Ann Liebert, Inc./Genetic Engineering News ) Cytokines, a varied group of signaling chemicals in the body, have been described as the software that runs the immune system, but when that software malfunctions, dysregulation of the immune system can result in debilitating autoimmune diseases such as lupus, arthritis, and diabetes.

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