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IL5

A gene on chromosome 5q31.1 that encodes interleukin-5, a cytokine which acts as a  growth and differentiation factor for B cells (inducing the terminal differentiation of late-developing B-cells to immunoglobulin secreting cell) and eosinophils, for the latter of which IL5 is a key regulator of eosinopoiesis, eosinophil maturation and activation.
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