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Descriptor in English: Interleukins
Descriptor in Spanish: Interleucinas
Descriptor in Portuguese: Interleucinas
Descriptor in French: Interleukines
Entry term(s): Interleukin
Tree number(s): D12.644.276.374.465
D12.776.467.374.465
D23.529.374.465
Scope note: Soluble factors which stimulate growth-related activities of leukocytes as well as other cell types. They enhance cell proliferation and differentiation, DNA synthesis, secretion of other biologically active molecules and responses to immune and inflammatory stimuli.
Annotation: general or unspecified; prefer specifics
Allowable Qualifiers: AD administration & dosage
AE adverse effects
AG agonists
AI antagonists & inhibitors
AN analysis
BI biosynthesis
BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CH chemistry
CL classification
CS chemical synthesis
DF deficiency
EC economics
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PD pharmacology
PH physiology
PK pharmacokinetics
PO poisoning
RE radiation effects
SD supply & distribution
ST standards
TO toxicity
TU therapeutic use
UR urine
History Note: 1988; for MITOGENIC FACTORS, LYMPHOCYTE use INTERLEUKIN-2 1983-2001, LYMPHOKINES 1978-1982
DeCS UI: 29460
Descriptor UI: D007378
Date Established: 1988/01/01
Date of Entry: 1987/05/09
Revision Date: 2013/07/09
Interleukins - Preferred
Concept UI M0011509
Scope note Soluble factors which stimulate growth-related activities of leukocytes as well as other cell types. They enhance cell proliferation and differentiation, DNA synthesis, secretion of other biologically active molecules and responses to immune and inflammatory stimuli.
Preferred term Interleukins
Entry term(s) Interleukin



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