Journal article

Interleukin 20 regulates dendritic cell migration and expression of co-stimulatory molecules.

Rikke Bech, Babak Jalilian, Ralf Agger, Lars Iversen, Mogens Erlandsen, Kristian Otkjaer, Claus Johansen, Søren R Paludan, Carina A Rosenberg, Knud Kragballe, Thomas Vorup-Jensen

Molecular and Cellular Therapies | Published : 2016


BACKGROUND: Psoriasis is an inflammatory disease characterized by leukocyte skin infiltration. Interestingly, recent works suggest that the migration of dendritic cells (DCs) is abnormal in psoriatic skin. DCs have significant role in regulating the function of T lymphocytes, at least in part influenced by the local environment of cytokines. In psoriatic skin lesions the expression of IL-20 is highly up-regulated. It is unclear if this cytokine has any influence on DCs. METHODS: Here, we investigated the influence of IL-20 in monocyte-derived dendritic cell (MDDCs) in vitro. This work addressed IL-20 effects on DC maturation, receptor expression and signaling. By use of extra cellular matrix..

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