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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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From among eosinophil-associated cytokines analyzed by us, IL5, IL8, IL12(p70), TNF[alpha], and GM-CSF were significantly higher in both CD and UC than in IBS.
Consistently, a recent report showed that lack or enzymatic inhibition of PARP-1 renders STAT6, which is required for IL-4 signaling, susceptible to calpain-mediated degradation, with consequent reduction in GATA-3 and IL5 mRNA expression [23].
Otra citocina que se produce por la via Th2 es la IL5, la cual aumenta la vida de los eosinofilos.
As shown in Figure 1, IL17A, IL33, and IFN[gamma] levels were significantly elevated in allergic and nonallergic asthmatics when compared to control, whereas IL5 levels were elevated only in patients with allergic asthma when compared to control.
List of proteins analysed in Phase II samples: interleukin (IL)2, IL6, IL8, IL10, and tumor necrosis factor alpha, IL1[beta], IL4, IL5, IL7, IL13, interferon alpha, interferon gamma, eotaxin, fractalkine, interferon gamma-induced protein 10, granulocyte-macrophage colony stimulating factor, epidermal growth factor, fibroblast growth factor 2, granulocyte colony-stimulating factor, melanoma growth stimulatory activity/growth-related oncogene, monocyte chemotactic protein-1, monocyte chemotactic protein-3, macrophage derived chemokine, macrophage inflammatory protein 1 alpha, macrophage inflammatory protein 1 beta, soluble CD40 ligand, transforming growth factor alpha and vascular endothelial growth factor) using the milliplex HCYTOMAG-60SK and HSCYTMAG-60SK kits (Millipore, Billerica, MA).
Th2 cells secrete mainly IL4 and IL5 and participate in allergic reactions and in protection from metazoan parasites.
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, M5G 1X5 Canada, and Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology, University of Toronto, Ontario, M5G IL5 Canada.
The levels of cytokines (IL5 and IFN[gamma]) were measured in serum and supernatant of MNCs (mononuclear cells) cultured.