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IL-11: A Prominent Pro-Tumorigenic Member of the IL-6 Family
Cancer Cell. 2013 Aug 12;24(2) :145-7
PMID: 23948295 PMCID: PMC 3855069
AbstractCytokines have recently emerged as important players in tumor promotion and progression. In this issue of Cancer Cell, Putoczki and colleagues report the importance of interleukin 11 in a variety of gastrointestinal malignances and lay down a framework for its potential inhibition in a variety of human cancers.
NotesGrivennikov, Sergei I United States Cancer cell Cancer Cell. 2013 Aug 12;24(2):145-7. doi: 10.1016/j.ccr.2013.07.018.