Immuno-inflammatory Aspects of Interleukin-21 in Periodontal Sequelae: Current Development

Interleukin-21 (IL-21) has a dual anti-inflammatory and pro-inflammatory role in chronic inflammation. It causes breakdown of other surrounding hard and soft tissues by coupling with other destructive mediators, along with increasing several other proinflammatory cytokines. This chapter describes concepts in relation to effects of IL-21 on critical immune cells of both innate and adaptive immune…
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