IL31(redirected from Interleukin 31)
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IL31A gene on chromosome 12q24.31 that encodes interleukin-31, an immunomodulatory cytokine which activates STAT3, and possibly STAT1 and STAT5, through the IL31 receptor, which is composed of a heterodimer of IL31RA and OSMR. IL31 may play a role in skin immunity.
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