interleukin-3


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in·ter·leu·kin-3

 (ĭn′tər-lo͞o′kĭn-thrē′)
n.
A cytokine released by T cells that promotes the proliferation of a wide variety of blood cell types.
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SL-401 is a targeted therapy directed to the interleukin-3 receptor (IL-3R) present on cancer stem cells (CSCs) and tumor bulk of many hematologic cancers.
SL-401 is a novel targeted therapy directed to the interleukin-3 receptor (IL-3R), a target present on tumor bulk and cancer stem cells (CSCs) of multiple hematologic cancer indications.
A mutation in the a-chain of the interleukin-3 receptor is reported to the susceptibility to Listeria infections in mice (Nadeau et al., 1995).