IL6 to the rescue
University of Massachusetts Medical School, Department of Pediatrics
Life Sciences | Medicine and Health Sciences
In addition to classic homeostatic granulocyte production mediated by G-CSF and GM-CSF, an independent pathway stimulated by IL6 complexed with its soluble receptor (sIL6R) contributes to emergency granulopoiesis.
Blood. 2008 Apr 15;111(8):3914-5.
Newburger, Peter E., "IL6 to the rescue" (2008). Open Access Articles. 2001.