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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Any of several substances that promote macrophages and killer T cells and B cells and other components of the immune system.

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  • Mice exposed to pollution showed a 15-fold increase in interleukin-6 just 24 hours later.
  • A protein called interleukin-6, in particular, supports cell survival.
  • They significantly boosted immune memory in mice by blocking a protein called interleukin-10
  • It also suggests that companionship may regulate an inflammatory protein called interleukin-6. for more
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