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Interleukin-6 (IL-6) is a protein that in humans is encoded by the "IL6" gene. IL-6 is an interleukin that acts as both a pro-inflammatory and anti-inflammatory cytokine. It is secreted by T cells and macrophages to stimulate immune response to trauma, especially burns or other tissue damage leading to inflammation.
Gene therapy helps paralyzed mice to walk again

Gene therapy helps paralyzed mice to walk again

Researchers discover protein that may trigger lung scarring

Researchers discover protein that may trigger lung scarring

Rapid prognosis of SARS-CoV-2 by MALDI-TOF MS

Rapid prognosis of SARS-CoV-2 by MALDI-TOF MS

Scientists identify new ingredient that makes vaccine more effective

Scientists identify new ingredient that makes vaccine more effective

Study reveals how the loss of a protein affects proper brain development

Study reveals how the loss of a protein affects proper brain development

Researchers review the role of macrophage activation syndrome in COVID-19

Researchers review the role of macrophage activation syndrome in COVID-19

Single dose of tocilizumab improves survival in critically ill COVID-19 patients

Single dose of tocilizumab improves survival in critically ill COVID-19 patients

Study highlights crucial role of immune-system molecule in Huntington's disease

Study highlights crucial role of immune-system molecule in Huntington's disease