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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Lesina, Marina; Wörmann, Sonja Maria; Neuhöfer, Patrick; Song, Liang; Algül, Hana 
Title:
Interleukin-6 in inflammatory and malignant diseases of the pancreas. 
Abstract:
Interleukin-6 is an important pro-inflammatory cytokine strongly linked to the most burdened exocrine pancreatic diseases including acute pancreatitis, chronic pancreatitis and pancreatic cancer. However, its role in all these diseases is versatile and not completely defined. Several studies provided accumulating evidence that IL-6 is mainly involved in the JAK/STAT pathway activation promoting acute and chronic pancreatitis disease aggravation as well as pancreatic cancer initiation and progres...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Semin Immunol 
Year:
2014 
Journal volume:
26 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
80-7 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
1044-5323 
TUM Institution:
II. Medizinische Klinik und Poliklinik