Il-4 Case Study

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IL-4 plays an essential role by promoting Th2 cell differentiation while inhibiting Th1 cell differentiation. In contrast to allergic diseases, autoimmune diseases are believed to be dependent on Th1 and monocytic cytokines. IL-4 can therefore act as an anti-inflammatory cytokine in autoimmune diseases. Therefore, IL-4 could be considered a target for the treatment of allergic diseases like asthma but a potential tool for the treatment of autoimmune
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