• WordNet 3.6
    • n interleukin any of several lymphokines that promote macrophages and killer T cells and B cells and other components of the immune system
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In news:

The Cetus Corporation said it had received approval to market its new drug, interleukin-2, in Denmark as a treatment for kidney cancer.
Interleukin Released on Viral Infection Directly Stimulates CTL Response.
Bender steps down as CEO of Interleukin .
(FORTUNE Magazine) – The possibility that Interleukin -2, a substance produced by the body's immune system, could cure cancer excited doctors and companies that genetically engineer it (FORTUNE, November 25).
Scientists insert a gene that produces interleukin-10 (IL-10), an immune-calming molecule, into the L.
Bender steps down as CEO of Interleukin.
The "bad boy" in the whole inflammatory cascade is Interleukin-1, an enzyme which works against the body's natural healing tendency.

In science:

Yamada, et al., Association between a single-nucleotide polymorphism in the promoter of the human interleukin-3 gene and rheumatoid arthritis in Japanese patients, and maximum-likelihood estimation of combinatorial effect that two genetic loci have on susceptibility to the disease.
Genotype-based Case-Control Analysis, Violation of Hardy-Weinberg Equilibrium, and Phase Diagrams
Mulcahy, J. Ross, N.J. Rothwell, S.A. Loddick, Delayed administration of interleukin-1 receptor antagonist protects against transient cerebral ischaemia in the rat, Br. J.
Wide therapeutic time window for nimesulide neuroprotection in a model of transient focal cerebral ischemia in the rat