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Polymorphic Variability in the Interleukin (IL)-1Beta Promoter Conditions Susceptibility to Severe Malarial Anemia and Functional Changes in IL-1Beta Production Otieno, Micheal Frederick; Ouma, C.; Davenport, G. C.; Awandare, G. A.; Keller, C. C.; Were, T.; Vulule, J. M.; Martinson, J.; Ong'echa, J. M.; Ferrell, R. E.; Perkins, D. J. (PubMed, 2008-10)Interleukin (IL)-1beta is a cytokine released as part of the innate immune response to Plasmodium falciparum. Because the role played by IL-1beta polymorphic variability in conditioning the immunopathogenesis of severe ...