Cytokine Function as Immunoregulation Agents

Stem Cell Regeneration Center Glossary

The medical term of “cytokine” is derived from a blending of two Greek words – “cyto” or cell and “kinos” which means movement. Cytokine molecules exist in peptides, proteins and glyco-proteins (sugar attached). The cytokines cells come form a sizable family of molecules that can be classified into several different categories due to them not being part of a specific …