Protein Name interleukin 3
Organism Homo sapiens
Gene ID 3562
Gene Symbol

IL3

UniProt P08700 (IL3_HUMAN)
Relationships Total Number of functionally related compound(s) : 464
Total Number of Articles : 797
Description

interleukin 3

Gene Summary

The protein encoded by this gene is a potent growth promoting cytokine. This cytokine is capable of supporting the proliferation of a broad range of hematopoietic cell types. It is involved in a variety of cell activities such as cell growth, differentiation and apoptosis. This cytokine has been shown to also possess neurotrophic activity, and it may be associated with neurologic disorders. [provided by RefSeq, Jul 2008]

synonyms
  • interleukin-3
  • P-cell stimulating factor
  • colony-stimulating factor, multiple
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Properties