The Use of Luminex Assays to Measure Cytokines

      Addendum to:Journal of Investigative Dermatology (2015) 135, e31. doi:10.1038/jid.2015.36
      Multiple sources of Luminex assay technology are available, including BMD, Bio-Rad diagnostic, INOVA Diagnostics, and Zeus Scientific.

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      • The Use of Luminex Assays to Measure Cytokines
        Journal of Investigative DermatologyVol. 135Issue 4
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          Cytokines are small, soluble peptides or proteins that are produced by a variety of cells that participate in the immune response, including T cells, B cells, macrophages, mast cells, fibroblasts, and stromal cells, and are important immune mediators that constitute the communication network of the immune system. Cytokines regulate the responsiveness and maturation of particular cell populations, modulate the balance between cellular and humoral immune responses, and are important determinants of health and disease (O’Shea and Murray, 2008).
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