Increase of plasma IL-6 concentration with age in healthy subjects

J Wei, H Xu, J L Davies, G P Hemmings

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The present study demonstrated that plasma IL-6 concentration was higher in older subjects than in younger ones and significantly in the male group (P = 0.02); Spearman rank correlation showed that plasma IL-6 concentration was positively correlated with age (r = 0.28, N = 55, P
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1953-6
Number of pages4
JournalHistory and Philosophy of the Life Sciences
Issue number25
Publication statusPublished - 1992



  • Adult
  • Aged
  • Aging
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Interleukin-1
  • Interleukin-6
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Radioimmunoassay
  • Sex Factors

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