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Cellulose acetate beads induce release of interleukin-1 receptor antagonist, but not tumour necrosis factor-alpha or interleukin-1beta in human peripheral blood

Y Takeda 1K HiraishiH TakedaN ShiobaraH ShibusawaA R SaniabadiM AdachiS Kawata, Inflamm Res. 2003 Jun;52(7):287-90.

These results indicate that CA beads selectively induce IL-1ra release from leucocytes which should contribute to the anti-inflammatory effect of granulocyte and monocyte adsorptive apheresis with CA beads as apheresis carriers.

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