IL24

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IL24

A gene on chromosome 1q32 that encodes interleukin-24, a cytokine which may contribute to terminal cell differentiation. It has antiproliferative properties on melanoma cells. IL24 is also a popular, non-HUGO symbol for what is now designated IL17F, see there.
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