Search for dissertations about: "cytokines"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 545 swedish dissertations containing the word cytokines.

  1. 1. Osteotropic cytokines expression in human gingival fibroblasts and effects on bone

    Author : Py Palmqvist; Umeå universitet.; [2006]
    Keywords : osteoblasts; osteoclasts; fibroblasts; cytokines; IL-6; LIF; OSM; IL-4; IL-3; bone resorption; odontologi; Odontology;

    Abstract : Bone metabolism is regulated by endocrine and paracrine signalling molecules influencing bone cells in the continuously remodelling bone tissue. These molecules include a variety of osteotropic stimulatory and inhibitory cytokines. READ MORE

  2. 2. Cytokines and bone : On the role of IL-1 and IL-6 in bone metabolism

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Eva Bornefalk; Uppsala universitet.; [1998]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Medical sciences; bone; cytokines; osteoporosis; cAMP; IL-1; IL-6; MEDICIN OCH VÅRD; MEDICINE; MEDICIN; Medicine; medicin;

    Abstract : Cytokines such as interleukin-1 (IL-l) and interleukin-6 (IL-6) have been implicated in the pathogenesis of postmenopausal osteoporosis. The regulation of cytokine release is unclear, and the mechanism of cytokine induced bone resorption remains to be elucidated. READ MORE

  3. 3. Cytokines and immune balance in preeclampsia a survey of some immunological variables and methods in the study of preeclampsia

    University dissertation from Institutionen för molekylär och klinisk medicin

    Author : Yvonne Jonsson; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2005]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Preeclampsia; Cytokines; Leukocytes; Immunology; Placenta; Th1 Th2 balance; Inflammation; MEDICINE Microbiology; immunology; infectious diseases Immunology Immunobiology; MEDICIN Mikrobiologi; immunologi; infektionssjukdomar Immunologi Immunbiologi;

    Abstract : Preeclampsia is one of the most feared pregnancy complications, with a risk of maternal and fetal death and with no ideal therapy readily available. The cause of this strictly pregnancyrelated disease is still unknown and is therefore a great challenge to all researchers in the field of pregnancy-related pathophysiology. READ MORE

  4. 4. Cytokines in infection : clinical and experimental studies with special reference to Streptococcus pneumoniae

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Peter Kragsbjerg; Uppsala universitet.; [1996]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICINE; MEDICIN;

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  5. 5. Cytokines in Staphylococcus aureus arthritis. For better for worse

    University dissertation from Göteborg

    Author : Olof H. Hultgren; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2000]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Staphylococcus aureus; septic arthritis; sepsis; cytokines; IL-4; IL-12; TNF; LTa; IFN-g.;

    Abstract : Septic arthritis is an inflammatory condition in joints caused by in situ residing bacteria accompanied by a septic reaction. Bacteria reach their target via the blood stream and the major human pathogen is Staphylococcus aureus. READ MORE