IL-4   Click here for help

GtoPdb Ligand ID: 4996

Synonyms: B-cell stimulatory factor 1 | binetrakin | interleukin-4 | pitrakinra
Immunopharmacology Ligand
Comment: IL-4 shares sequence and structural homology with IL-13.
Species: Human
Immunopharmacology Comments
IL-4, potentially produced by allergen-activated basophils [2], induces Th2 differentialtion. These Th2 cells produce more IL-4 to further amplify the Th2 response. IL-4 is a key regulator of humoral and adaptive immunity.
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