Straub, Rainer H. and Härle, Peter and Yamana, Seizo and Matsuda, Takemasa and Takasugi, Kiyoshi and Kishimoto, Tadamitsu and Nishimoto, Norihiro (2006) Anti-interleukin-6 receptor antibody therapy favors adrenal androgen secretion in patients with rheumatoid arthritis: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study. Arthritis and rheumatism 54 (6), pp. 1778-1785.
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OBJECTIVE: Proinflammatory cytokines such as tumor necrosis factor (TNF) were demonstrated to inhibit adrenal steroidogenesis in patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA), and this was particularly evident in the increase in adrenal androgen levels during anti-TNF therapy. This study investigated the influence on steroidogenesis of an interleukin-6 (IL-6)-neutralizing strategy using IL-6 receptor ...
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|Institutions:||Medicine > Lehrstuhl für Innere Medizin I|
|Dewey Decimal Classification:||600 Technology > 610 Medical sciences Medicine|
|Refereed:||Yes, this version has been refereed|
|Created at the University of Regensburg:||Unknown|
|Deposited On:||23 Mar 2007|
|Last Modified:||13 Mar 2014 09:47|