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Effects of oestrogen deprivation on interleukin-6 production by peripheral blood mononuclear cells of postmenopausal women.

Abstract:

Various hormones can influence the expression of interleukin-6 (IL-6) and oestrogens are the most extensively studied. There is, however, controversy about the nature of the IL-6 secreted by human cells and its regulation by 17beta-oestradiol. The aim of this work was to clarify whether oestrogen deprivation after menopause may contribute to an enhanced IL-6 production by peripheral blood mononuclear cells (PBMC) in postmenopausal women. Twenty-two healthy postmenopausal women, age range 45-6...

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Publisher copy:
10.1677/joe.0.1720387
Journal:
Journal of endocrinology More from this journal
Volume:
172
Issue:
2
Pages:
387-395
Publication date:
2002-02-01
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EISSN:
1479-6805
ISSN:
0022-0795
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
pubs:400745
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uuid:fe034113-54b6-4900-af84-e6838b5d8a67
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pubs:400745
Source identifiers:
400745
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2013-11-17

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