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Interleukin-18 (Interleukin 18) Summary

Description: A cytokine which resembles IL-1 structurally and IL-12 functionally. It enhances the cytotoxic activity of NK CELLS and CYTOTOXIC T-LYMPHOCYTES, and appears to play a role both as neuroimmunomodulator and in the induction of mucosal immunity.

Also Known As: Interleukin 18; IL-18; IL18; IFN-gamma Inducing Factor; Interferon-gamma Inducing Factor Show All >>

Networked: 3003 relevant articles (133 outcomes, 544 trials/studies) for this Bio-Agent

Key Diseases for which Interleukin-18 is Relevant

  1. Infection : 21 outcomes 52 studies in 469 results
  2. Neoplasms (Cancer) : 20 outcomes 39 studies in 312 results
  3. Melanoma (Melanoma, Malignant) : 5 outcomes 8 studies in 45 results
  4. Colitis : 5 outcomes 3 studies in 30 results
  5. Burns : 4 outcomes 6 studies in 21 results
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Drugs Related to Interleukin-18

  1. Interleukin-12 (IL 12)
  2. Tumor Necrosis Factor-alpha (Tumor Necrosis Factor)
  3. Cytokines
  4. Messenger RNA (mRNA)
  5. Carbon Monoxide
  6. DNA (Deoxyribonucleic Acid)
  7. Carrier Proteins (Binding Protein)
  8. Interleukins
  9. Interleukin-10 (Interleukin 10)
  10. Interferon-gamma (Interferon, gamma)
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Therapies Related to Interleukin-18

  1. Immunotherapy
  2. Injections
  3. Therapeutics
  4. Resuscitation
  5. Aftercare (After-Treatment)
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