IL-18 and Cutaneous Inflammatory Diseases
AbstractInterleukin (IL)-18, an IL-1 family cytokine, is a pleiotropic immune regulator. IL-18 plays a strong proinflammatory role by inducing interferon (IFN)-γ. Previous studies have implicated IL-18 in the pathogenesis of various diseases. However, it is not well understood biologic activities of IL-18 in the diverse skin diseases. Here, we have reviewed the expression and function of IL-18 in skin diseases including inflammatory diseases. This article provides an evidence-based understanding of the role of IL-18 in skin diseases and its relationship with disease activities. View Full-Text
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Lee, J.H.; Cho, D.H.; Park, H.J. IL-18 and Cutaneous Inflammatory Diseases. Int. J. Mol. Sci. 2015, 16, 29357-29369.
Lee JH, Cho DH, Park HJ. IL-18 and Cutaneous Inflammatory Diseases. International Journal of Molecular Sciences. 2015; 16(12):29357-29369.Chicago/Turabian Style
Lee, Ji H.; Cho, Dae H.; Park, Hyun J. 2015. "IL-18 and Cutaneous Inflammatory Diseases." Int. J. Mol. Sci. 16, no. 12: 29357-29369.