Role of interleukin 33 in human immunopathology

Murphy, G.E.J., Xu, D., Liew, F.Y. and McInnes, I.B. (2010) Role of interleukin 33 in human immunopathology. Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases, 69(Suppl), pp. 43-47. (doi: 10.1136/ard.2009.120113) (PMID:19995743)

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Interleukin 33 (IL33) is a recently described member of the IL1 superfamily of cytokines. Originally defined on the basis of T-cell subset differentiation, IL33 is now recognised to mediate a wider role in regulating components of the innate immune response also, particularly via mast cell activation. In this paper the basic biology of IL33 is described together with that of its cognate receptor, ST2L, and the existing knowledge base for its potential role in mediating human pathology across a range of diseases is defined.

Item Type:Articles
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:McInnes, Professor Iain and Liew, Prof Foo and Xu, Dr Damo and Murphy, Dr Grace
Authors: Murphy, G.E.J., Xu, D., Liew, F.Y., and McInnes, I.B.
College/School:College of Medical Veterinary and Life Sciences > School of Infection & Immunity
Journal Name:Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases
Publisher:B M J Group
ISSN (Online):1468-2060

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Project CodeAward NoProject NamePrincipal InvestigatorFunder's NameFunder RefLead Dept
486461The role of IL-35 in infection and inflammationFoo LiewMedical Research Council (MRC)G0801198Infection Immunity and Inflammation Medicine
445191The role of the 1L-33 in the innate and adaptive immune responses in asthmaGrace MurphyMedical Research Council (MRC)G0601422III -IMMUNOLOGY