IL-13 in allergy: Home at last

David Corry

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The immune response to allergic challenge is thought to include important effects mediated by cytokines. Of considerable interest to immunologists and parasitologists is the distinction between two closely related cytokines, IL-4 and IL-13. Although overlapping functions are inevitable, studies over the past year reveal a distinct role for IL-13 in mediating the physiologic response to a diverse array of allergens and parasites.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)610-614
Number of pages5
JournalCurrent Opinion in Immunology
Issue number6
StatePublished - Dec 1 1999

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Immunology and Allergy
  • Immunology


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