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Neuroendocrine immune responses to inflammation: the concept of the neuroendocrine immune loop.

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The neuroendocrine and immune responses to inflammatory stress represents an integrated circuit whose basis is reviewed in this chapter. Pro-inflammatory cytokines such as IL-1 beta, TNF-alpha and IL-6 released from inflammatory foci initiate local anti-inflammatory mechanisms and travel via the blood stream to the brain where they trigger a variety of neuroendocrine counter-regulatory mechanisms. There is therefore an important neuroendocrine-immune loop in which stimulatory signals are rece...

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Chikanza, IC More by this author
Grossman, AB More by this author
Journal:
Bailliere's clinical rheumatology
Volume:
10
Issue:
2
Pages:
199-225
Publication date:
1996-05-05
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ISSN:
0950-3579
URN:
uuid:6c75755d-5880-41bd-b369-3b1ec2fef427
Source identifiers:
138201
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pubs:138201

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