Cytokines and autoantibodies to cytokines (Part 2) p. 33-36
Consultative and Diagnostic Center «Arbatsky», Moscow, Russia
Cytokines are universal regulators of the cell life cycle that control the processes of their differentiation, proliferation, functional activity and apoptosis. This article presents the classification of cytokines and discusses their main features, and issues of autoantibodies to cytokines.
Keywords: cytokines, interleukins, interferons, tumor necrosis factors, chemokines, growth factors, autoantibodies to cytokines.