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Interleukin 32



Interleukin 32
Identifiers
Symbol IL32
Alt. Symbols , NK4, TAIF, TAIFb, TAIFd
Entrez 9235
HUGO 16830
OMIM 606001
RefSeq NM_004221
UniProt P24001
Other data
Locus Chr. 16 p13.3


Interleukin 32 (IL-32) is a cytokine that can induce cells of the immune system (such as monocytes and macrophages) to secrete tumor necrosis factor-alpha (TNF-α) in addition to chemokines such as IL-8 and MIP-2/CXCL2.[1]

Additional recommended knowledge


References

  1. ^ Kim SH, Han SY, Azam T, Yoon DY, Dinarello CA. Interleukin-32: a cytokine and inducer of TNFalpha, Immunity, 2005, Volume 22, Issue 1, pages 131-42.



 
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