interleukin-7medical dictionary


A haematopoietic growth factor that promotes growth of B-cell precursors and is also co-mitogenic with interleukin-2 for mature T-cell activation. It is produced by bone marrow stromal cells.

Acronym: IL-7

(12 Dec 1998)

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