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Chemical Interleukin-12

Name Interleukin-12
Equivalent Terms Cytotoxic Lymphocyte Maturation Factor | Edodekin Alfa | IL12 | IL 12 | IL-12 | IL-12 p70 | Interleukin 12 | Interleukin 12 p70 | Interleukin-12 p70 | Natural Killer Cell Stimulatory Factor | p70, Interleukin-12
CAS Registry Number 187348-17-0
Definition A heterodimeric cytokine that plays a role in innate and adaptive immune responses. Interleukin-12 is a 70 kDa protein that is composed of covalently linked 40 kDa and 35 kDa subunits. It is produced by DENDRITIC CELLS; MACROPHAGES and a variety of other immune cells and plays a role in the stimulation of INTERFERON-GAMMA production by T-LYMPHOCYTES and NATURAL KILLER CELLS.
Curation Status No associations have been curated for this chemical yet.
MeSH® ID D018664
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ChemicalsBiological Factors Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references Intercellular Signaling Peptides and Proteins Has associated genes Has associated diseases Cytokines Has associated genes Has associated diseases Interleukins Has associated genes Has associated diseases Interleukin-12

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  Flexi-12 protein, human
  IL-12 p80, mouse
View node Interleukin-12 Subunit p35
View node Interleukin-12 Subunit p40
  NHS-IL12 immunocytokine