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Into the eye of the cytokine storm.

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The cytokine storm has captured the attention of the public and the scientific community alike, and while the general notion of an excessive or uncontrolled release of proinflammatory cytokines is well known, the concept of a cytokine storm and the biological consequences of cytokine overproduction are not clearly defined. Cytokine storms are associated with a wide variety of infectious and noninfectious diseases. The term was popularized largely in the context of avian H5N1 influenza virus i...

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10.1128/mmbr.05015-11

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University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Medicine, Tropical Medicine
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University of Oxford
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Oxford, MSD, Clinical Medicine, Tropical Medicine
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Journal:
Microbiology and molecular biology reviews : MMBR
Volume:
76
Issue:
1
Pages:
16-32
Publication date:
2012-03-05
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1098-5557
ISSN:
1092-2172
URN:
uuid:f32d8786-0887-4c89-8465-351bdcf6cdcf
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321712
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pubs:321712

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