interleukin-1
noun Date: 1979 an interleukin produced especially by monocytes and macrophages that regulates immune responses by activating lymphocytes and mediates other biological processes (as the onset of fever) usually associated with infection and inflammation

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  • Interleukin-1 — Dieser Artikel oder Abschnitt bedarf einer Überarbeitung. Näheres ist auf der Diskussionsseite angegeben. Hilf mit, ihn zu verbessern, und entferne anschließend diese Markierung. Interleukine (IL x) sind zu den Zytokinen zählende Peptidhormone, d …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Interleukin 1 — Dieser Artikel oder Abschnitt bedarf einer Überarbeitung. Näheres ist auf der Diskussionsseite angegeben. Hilf mit, ihn zu verbessern, und entferne anschließend diese Markierung. Interleukine (IL x) sind zu den Zytokinen zählende Peptidhormone, d …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Interleukin 1 — protein Name = interleukin 1, alpha caption = Crystal structure of IL 1a (PDB|2ILA). width = 250 HGNCid = 5991 Symbol = IL1A AltSymbols = IL1; IL 1A; IL1; IL1 ALPHA; IL1F1 EntrezGene = 3552 OMIM = 147760 RefSeq = NM 000575 UniProt = P01583 PDB =… …   Wikipedia

  • Interleukin-1 — A protein produced by various cells, including macrophages, interleukin 1 raises body temperature, spurs the production of interferon, and stimulates growth of disease fighting cells, among other functions. Abbreviated IL 1. * * * A cytokine,… …   Medical dictionary

  • interleukin-1 — IL 1. A type of biological response modifier that stimulates immune system cells that fight disease and is involved in inflammatory responses. There are two forms of interleukin 1, interleukin 1 alfa and interleukin 1 beta. Both forms of… …   English dictionary of cancer terms

  • interleukin-1 — in·ter·leu·kin 1 (ĭnʹtər lo͞o kĭn wŭnʹ) n. Abbr. IL 1 Either of two proteins, released by macrophages and other cells, that induce the production of interleukin 2 by helper T cells and stimulate the inflammatory response.   [inter + Greek leukos …   Universalium

  • interleukin-1 — ˈwən noun : an interleukin produced especially by monocytes and macrophages that regulates cell mediated and humoral immune responses by activating lymphocytes and mediates other biological processes (as the onset of fever) usually associated… …   Useful english dictionary

  • interleukin-1 — (= IL 1) Protein (17 kD: 152 amino acids) secreted by macrophages or accessory cells involved in the activation of both T and B lymphocytes in response to antigens or mitogens, as well as affecting a wide range of other cell types. At least two… …   Dictionary of molecular biology

  • interleukin 1 — /in teuhr looh kin/, Immunol. any of several proteins released from certain cells, esp. macrophages, and having various effects on the activity of other cells, as promoting inflammation or enhancing T cell proliferation. Abbr.: IL 1 [1979; INTER… …   Universalium

  • interleukin 1 — /in teuhr looh kin/, Immunol. any of several proteins released from certain cells, esp. macrophages, and having various effects on the activity of other cells, as promoting inflammation or enhancing T cell proliferation. Abbr.: IL 1 [1979; INTER… …   Useful english dictionary

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