Interleukin-7. Definition

Medical Definition: Interleukin-7

Protein that is part of a group made by leukocytes (white blood cells) and other body cells. The interleukin-7 is made by cells that cover and support organs, glands and other structures in the body. Causes the growth of T cells and B cells The interleukin-7 is produced in the laboratory is used to treat cancer as a biological response modifier to boost the immune system. It is a type of cytokine. It is a type of cytokine. Also called IL-7 and lymphopoietin-1.

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