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Chemical Interleukin-6

Name Interleukin-6
Equivalent Terms B Cell Differentiation Factor | B-Cell Differentiation Factor | B Cell Differentiation Factor 2 | B-Cell Differentiation Factor-2 | B Cell Stimulatory Factor 2 | B Cell Stimulatory Factor-2 | B-Cell Stimulatory Factor 2 | B-Cell Stimulatory Factor-2 | beta-2, Interferon | BSF-2 | Differentiation Factor 2, B Cell | Differentiation Factor-2, B-Cell | Differentiation Factor, B Cell | Differentiation Factor, B-Cell | Differentiation-Inducing Protein, Myeloid | Growth Factor, Hybridoma | Growth Factor, Plasmacytoma | Hepatocyte Stimulating Factor | Hepatocyte-Stimulating Factor | Hybridoma Growth Factor | IFN-beta 2 | IL6 | IL-6 | Interferon beta 2 | Interferon beta-2 | Interleukin 6 | MGI-2 | Myeloid Differentiation Inducing Protein | Myeloid Differentiation-Inducing Protein | Plasmacytoma Growth Factor
Definition A cytokine that stimulates the growth and differentiation of B-LYMPHOCYTES and is also a growth factor for HYBRIDOMAS and plasmacytomas. It is produced by many different cells including T-LYMPHOCYTES; MONOCYTES; and FIBROBLASTS.
Curation Status No gene interactions have been curated for this chemical yet.
MeSH® ID D015850
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Interleukin-6 Has associated diseases
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  DAB(389)-interleukin 6
  IL-6-PE40 protein, chimeric
  IL6 protein, human
  interleukin-6, 2-nitrophenylsulfenyl-Trp(36,160)-
  interleukin 6-interleukin 6 receptor fusion protein, recombinant Has associated diseases
  interleukin-6, mouse
  interleukin-6-PE66(4Glu) chimeric protein, recombinant
  interleukin-6, RRV-HHV-8
  neuropoietin, mouse
  recombinant fusion protein IL-6 - IL-2