Soluble mediators of immunity: interleukins

  • F. S. Di Giovine
  • J. A. Symons
  • J. Manson
  • G. W. Duff


Interleukins were denned originally as inducible peptide cytokines that mediated interactions between leukocytes1. This definition was soon revised when it became clear that interleukin-1 (IL-1), in particular, was active on many non-leukocytic cell types and was not made exclusively by leukocytes2.


Mast Cell Soluble Mediator Lymphokine Activate Killer Cell Haemopoietic Cell Cell Stimulatory Factor 
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  • F. S. Di Giovine
  • J. A. Symons
  • J. Manson
  • G. W. Duff

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