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1

Enhances NADPH oxidase activity

TNF

INF-gamma

2

Stimulus for secretion of C-reactive protein from hepatocytes (Inflammation)

IL-6

3

In lung, mediator of allergic asthma

IL-13

4

Hematopoiesis - important for both myeloid and lymphoid progenitor cell development

IL-3

5

Growth factor (amplification) of Th17cells

IL-21

6

Chemotactic for neutrophils

IL-17
Interleukin-8 (IL-8)(CXCL8) = Chemokine

7

Proinflammatory

IL-17
IL-22
IL-23

8

Activates mast cells

IL-33

9

Plays a role in helminth infections (nematodes - round worms)

IL-13

10

Hematopoiesis - differentiation of eosinophils

IL-5