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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.
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