Q) Which of the following is anti inflammatory cytokine? 

a) Interleukin 1

b) TNF Alpha

c) TGF beta

d) IL 8

Answer 

TGF beta

Stress response includes release of pro inflammatory cytokines such as IL1, TNF alpha, IL 8 and  IL 6

These cause fever, proteolysis and inflammatory response

Anti inflammatory mediators are IL 4, 5, 9 and TGF beta which help to control the pro inflammatory response.

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