interleukin-13

<cytokine> A T-lymphocyte-derived cytokine that produces proliferation, immunoglobulin isotype switching, and immunoglobulin production by immature B-lymphocytes. ... It appears to play a role in regulating inflammatory and immune responses and has anti-inflammatory activity. ... Produced by activated T-cells, inhibits IL-6 production by mono...
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interleukin-13

One of a group of related proteins made by leukocytes (white blood cells) and other cells in the body. Interleukin-13 is made by a type of T lymphocyte. It reduces inflammation by blocking production of cytokines by macrophages. It also increases the number and activity of B lymphocytes. Interleukin-13 made in the laboratory is used as a biological...
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interleukin-13

Type: Term Pronunciation: in′tĕr-lū′kin Definitions: 1. A cytokine derived from helper T-cell lymphocytes that inhibits mononuclear cell inflammation; its activity overlaps that of IL-4.
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