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(IL-20) One of the IL-10 family of cytokines, produced by monocytes and keratinocytes, and an autocrine factor for keratinocytes. The receptor is up-regulated dramatically in ...

Physiological Measures of Wellness and Message Processing

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Kory Floyd, Corey A. Pavlich, and Dana R. Dinsmore

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Health and Risk Message Design and Processing

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...immunoglobulin M ( Glaser, Mehl, Penn, Speicher, & Kiecolt-Glaser, 1986 ). Commonly measured cytokines include interleukin-1 β ‎ ( Pugh et al., 1999 ), interleukin-2 ( Rapaport & Stein, 1994 ), and interleukin-6 ( Goebel, Mills, Irwin, & Ziegler, 2000 ). In most cases, higher levels of antibody or cytokine correspond to stronger immune function, but two exceptions are worth noting. Proinflammatory cytokines—such as interleukin-1, interleukin-6, and tumor necrosis factor- α ‎—are elevated in response to systemic inflammation and therefore reflect weaker...