"Interleukin-1" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A soluble factor produced by MONOCYTES; MACROPHAGES, and other cells which activates T-lymphocytes and potentiates their response to mitogens or antigens. Interleukin-1 is a general term refers to either of the two distinct proteins, INTERLEUKIN-1ALPHA and INTERLEUKIN-1BETA. The biological effects of IL-1 include the ability to replace macrophage requirements for T-cell activation.
- Interleukin 1
- T Helper Factor
- Lymphocyte-Activating Factor
- Lymphocyte Activating Factor
- Macrophage Cell Factor
- Epidermal Cell Derived Thymocyte-Activating Factor
- Epidermal Cell Derived Thymocyte Activating Factor
- Interleukin I
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