"Interleukin-12" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A heterodimeric cytokine that plays a role in innate and adaptive immune responses. Interleukin-12 is a 70 kDa protein that is composed of covalently linked 40 kDa and 35 kDa subunits. It is produced by DENDRITIC CELLS; MACROPHAGES and a variety of other immune cells and plays a role in the stimulation of INTERFERON-GAMMA production by T-LYMPHOCYTES and NATURAL KILLER CELLS.
- Natural Killer Cell Stimulatory Factor
- Cytotoxic Lymphocyte Maturation Factor
- IL 12
- Edodekin Alfa
- IL-12 p70
- Interleukin-12 p70
- Interleukin 12 p70
- p70, Interleukin-12
- Interleukin 12
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