PEG-conjugated IL-2

PEG-conjugated IL-2

Polyethylene glycol-conjugated interleukin-2 A formulation of IL-2 with a 10-fold ↑ in T1⁄2 without loss of efficacy that may be administered parenterally; IL-2 promotes the growth and differentiation of CD4–helper/inducer, CD8–suppressor/cytotoxic T, NK, and lymphokine-activated cells; PC-IL-2 reported to be beneficial in CA, HIV infection, and in common variable immune deficiency
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