interleukin 2


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interleukin 2


n.
a T-cell protein that stimulates the production of more T cells and other immune defenses: used experimentally in immunotherapy. Abbr.: IL-2
[1980–85]
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Gupta, "Molecular cloning and evolution of the gene encoding the precursor of Nilgai (Boselaphus tragocamelus) interleukin 2," DNA Sequence, vol.
Primers were designed manually for first 3 exons of human Interleukin 2 gene sequence deduced from Ensemble Gene Location NCBI36:4:123591475:123597930:-1.
More recently, interleukin 2 (IL2) engendered enthusiastic support.