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Flashcards in Cytokines Deck (11):
1

Source and function: IL-1

Macrophages
Acute Inflammation
Induces fever

COCKexia-1a

2

Source and function:
IL-2

Th1 Cells
Stimulates growth and differentiation of T cell response

IL2, 2 Cell Activation

3

Source and function:
IL-3

Activated T helper cells

Stimulates differentiation and proliferation of myeloid progenitor cells

3-some if you wanna bone

4

Source and function:
IL-4

Th2 cells

Stimulates proliferation and differentiation of B cells

5

Source and function:
IL-5

Th2 Cells

Stimulate production of eosinophils

5 fingers on a hand, eosinophils

6

Source and function:
IL-6

Macrophages, Th2 cells

Stimulates differentiation of B cells
Induces fever

7

Source and function:
IL-8

Macrophages

Neutrophil chemotaxis

8 on its side looks like infinity (neutrophils are the most superfluous cells)

8

Source and function:
IL-10

Th2 cells

Inhibits Th1 cytokine production
Also known as human cytokine synthesis inhibitory factor and is an 'anti-inflammatory' cytokine

9

Source and function:
IL-12

Dendritic cells, macrophages, B cells

Activates NK cells and stimulates differentiation of naive T cells into Th1 cells

10

Source and function:
TNF alpha

Macrophages

Induces fever
Neutrophil Chemotaxis

COCKexia 1 alpha

11

Source and function:
IFN Gamma

Th1 cells

Activates macrophages

Granuloma activation:Gamma