West Coast University Week 6 Cytokine Infectious Diseases Process Discussion


Cytokines are a growing focus in immunology research. Discuss cytokines by answering the following questions, using your textbook and peer-reviewed journal articles to support your statements.

  • What is a cytokine, and how is it produced?
  • What is the role of cytokines in the infectious disease process?
  • What aspect of cytokines do you find especially challenging or do not understand?