These chemicals, called cytokines, drive the inflammation in the brain, attracting more immune cells, and causing the debilitating disease marked by loss of neurological function. Researchers have now discovered the role of a major cytokine in multiple sclerosis
that could be a target for new therapy against the disease."
Excerpt from Thomas Jefferson University. "Cytokine may play major role in multiple sclerosis." ScienceDaily. ScienceDaily, 29 April 2015. .