IL17F

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IL17F

A gene on chromosome 6p12 that encodes IL-17F, a cytokine which stimulates the production of other cytokines (e.g., IL-6, IL-8 and granulocyte colony-stimulating factor) and regulates cartilage matrix turnover. IL-17F stimulates PBMC and T-cell proliferation and inhibits angiogenesis.
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The influence of polymorphisms of interleukin-17A and interleukin-17F genes on the susceptibility to ulcerative colitis.
Association between polymorphisms in interleukin-17A and interleukin-17F genes and risks of gastric cancer.