Aiming at Cytokines with ELISAs

Aiming at Cytokines with ELISAs

Post Views: 1,456 The study of cytokines is valuable in investigating inflammation. Cytokines are small proteins that transmit signals from cell to cell and trigger immunity to combat infection, inflammation and other disorders. Accurate detection and quantification of cytokine concentrations, therefore, becomes essential in describing the nature of the infection and powerful to follow the…

Cytokines and their Role in Health and Disease

Cytokines and their Role in Health and Disease

Post Views: 6,771 The aetiology of human diseases is full of complexity, and so is our immune system. In the prevention of diseases, the human body depends on a process called the cell signaling pathway, which involves a chain of chemical reactions between a cluster of molecules within a cell that control the function of…

An Alternative Strategy for Fighting SARS-CoV-2 Infection

An Alternative Strategy for Fighting SARS-CoV-2 Infection

Post Views: 1,063 The severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus-2 (SARS-CoV-2)-caused coronavirus illness 2019 (COVID-19) has been more than an infectious disease outbreak. It not only put an unprecedented burden on healthcare institutions, the global economy, and society, but it also pushed the global research community to explore novel treatment possibilities like never before.  While multiple…

What Are Different Types of Interleukin and Their Functions?

What Are Different Types of Interleukin and Their Functions?

Post Views: 11,565 WHAT ARE INTERLEUKINS? Interleukin is a sort of cytokine, which plays a critical role in immunological homeostasis and classification; it was discovered initially from leukocytes. Interleukins (IL) are cytokines that were first expressed by leukocytes alone but later produced by several different parts of body cells. Many cells currently generate it, including…

All You Need to Know about the COVID-19 Cytokine Storm

All You Need to Know about the COVID-19 Cytokine Storm

Post Views: 3,041 COVID-19 is a swiftly spreading global threat declared a pandemic by the WHO. Coronavirus is transmitted via droplets or unmediated contact. It infects the respiratory tract resulting in pneumonia in most situations and acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) in around 20 % of cases. Fatality in COVID-19 patients has been linked to…