Decreased activity of interleukin-2 inhibitor in plasma of patients with systemic lupus erythematosus

E. J. Kucharz, S. Sierakowski, James Goodwin

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Low levels of plasma interleukin-2 inhibitory activity were found in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) compared to normal individuals. The depression of the inhibitory activity was significant in patients with severe and moderate SLE while only a slight decrease was observed in the mild form of the disease.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)87-90
Number of pages4
JournalClinical Rheumatology
Issue number1
StatePublished - Mar 1988
Externally publishedYes



  • Interleukin-2
  • Plasma Proteins
  • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Rheumatology
  • Immunology

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