In the cycle of events leading to intestinal wall breakdown and inflammation common to IBS and Crohn's disease, TNF alpha is a key player. As a pro-inflammatory cytokine, it recruits additional inflammatory cells to local tissue. This illustration was created for a medical journal cover and includes and inflamed a thickened ileocecal junction in the background as well as antibody binding TNF alpha in the foreground.
Keywords: Airbrush, 3D, Models, Editorial, Publishing, Disease Management, Gastroenterology, General Medicine, Molecular Biology, Health & Wellness
© Scott Bodell