Middle cerebral artery occlusion in the rat causes a biphasic production of immunoreactive interleukin-1 beta in the cerebral cortex
UNSPECIFIED. (1998) Middle cerebral artery occlusion in the rat causes a biphasic production of immunoreactive interleukin-1 beta in the cerebral cortex. NEUROSCIENCE LETTERS, 249 (2-3). pp. 177-179. ISSN 0304-3940Full text not available from this repository.
Interleukin-1 beta (IL-1 beta) has been implicated in the sequence of events leading to neuronal cell death. We have used an ultrasensitive, highly specific immunometric assay for rat IL-1 beta to determine the pattern of protein expression in the rat cerebral cortex following middle cerebral artery occlusion. In the ipsilateral cerebral cortex there was a biphasic pattern of production with a rapid early phase of IL-1 beta expression followed by a delayed phase at 4 h which was sustained for up to 72 h. There was a similar but smaller expression of 1L-1 beta in the contralateral cortex. Sham operated animals showed no IL-1 beta expression. These results provide further evidence to show that IL-1 beta is expressed in the rat cerebral cortex following cerebral ischaemia. (C) 1998 Elsevier Science Ireland Ltd. All rights reserved.
|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Subjects:||R Medicine > RC Internal medicine > RC0321 Neuroscience. Biological psychiatry. Neuropsychiatry|
|Journal or Publication Title:||NEUROSCIENCE LETTERS|
|Publisher:||ELSEVIER SCI IRELAND LTD|
|Official Date:||19 June 1998|
|Number of Pages:||3|
|Page Range:||pp. 177-179|
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