IL24

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IL24

A gene on chromosome 1q32 that encodes interleukin-24, a cytokine which may contribute to terminal cell differentiation. It has antiproliferative properties on melanoma cells. IL24 is also a popular, non-HUGO symbol for what is now designated IL17F, see there.
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MultiVir's adenoviral p53 (Ad-p53) and adenoviral interleukin 24 (Ad-IL 24) are advancing towards large randomized, controlled Phase II adaptive trials designed to support registration.
The mda-7 gene encodes the antitumor cytokine, interleukin 24 (IL-24), the protein responsible for INGN241's broad therapeutic properties.
The cytokine activity of mda-7, discovered by scientists at Introgen, has resulted in the classification of mda-7 as interleukin 24 (IL-24), a member of the interleukin family of immune stimulating proteins.