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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Bach, JP; Rinn, B; Meyer, B; Dodel, R; Bacher, M 
Title:
Role of MIF in inflammation and tumorigenesis. 
Abstract:
MIF has been described as a protein that plays an essential role in both innate and acquired immunity. Previous studies have demonstrated that MIF activates lymphocytes, granulocytes and monocytes/macrophages. Furthermore, MIF can counteract the physiological function of steroids, thus playing a role in immune system regulation. Further evidence for a role of MIF in immunity was obtained in mouse models of autoimmune disorders, where the inhibition of MIF resulted in a more benign disease progre...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Oncology 
Year:
2008 
Journal volume:
75 
Journal issue:
3-4 
Pages contribution:
127-33 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
0030-2414 
TUM Institution:
Neurochirurgische Klinik und Poliklinik