interleukin-12(redirected from Interleukin 12)
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A cytokine derived from B lymphocytes and macrophages that induces γ-interferon (IFNγ) gene expression and IL-2 in T lymphocytes and natural killer cells and down-regulates Th2 cytokines.
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A cytokine derived from B lymphocytes, T lymphocytes, and macrophages that induces interferon-γ gene expression in T lymphocytes and natural killer cells.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
interleukin-12A CYTOKINE produced by T LYMPHOCYTES that inactivates natural killer cells.
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