Interleukin-33 prolongs allograft survival during chronic cardiac rejection

Stefan Brunner, Gabriela Schiechl, Hans Jürgen Schlitt & Stefan Fichtner-Feigl
Introduction: IL-33 stimulates the generation of cells and cytokines characteristic of a T-helper-2 immune response, whereas T-helper-1/17 immune responses are capable of mediating cardiac allograft rejection. In this study, we demonstrate the effect of IL-33 on allograft function during chronic[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]