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IL-3

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Summary

Interleukin-3 (IL-3) is a cytokine primarily produced by Helper T-Cells. IL-3 is important for the growth and differentiation of blood cells in the bone marrow.

Key Points

  • Interleukin-3 (IL-3)
    • Secreted by all activated Helper T-cells
    • Supports growth and differentiation of bone marrow stem cells
      • Similar function to GM-CSF