Interleukin-2(IL-2)

What is Interleukin-2(IL-2)?

Interleukin-2(IL-2) meaning A cytokine that stimulates the growth and replication of immune cells, specifically B lymphocytes (B cells) and T lymphocytes (T cells). Laboratory-made interleukin-2 (IL-2) is used to treat certain cancers. Related Term(s): Cytokine

 

reference: AIDSinfo – Glossary

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