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Synonyms: interleukin-24 | MDA-7 | melanoma differentiation-associated gene 7 protein
Compound class: Endogenous peptide in human, mouse or rat
Comment: IL-24 is an IL-10 related type II cytokine.
|IL-24 is produced by monocytes, Th2 cells and melanocytes . It stimulates the JAK/STAT signalling pathway via interaction with the IL-20 or IL-22 receptors. It is involved in inflammation and epidermal cell function and has proapoptotic activity.|