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Interleukin-6 MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Interleukin-6
Tree Number(s)
D12.644.276.374.465.224
D12.776.467.374.465.202
D23.529.374.465.224
Unique ID
D015850
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D015850
Scope Note
A cytokine that stimulates the growth and differentiation of B-LYMPHOCYTES and is also a growth factor for HYBRIDOMAS and plasmacytomas. It is produced by many different cells including T-LYMPHOCYTES; MONOCYTES; and FIBROBLASTS.
Entry Term(s)
B Cell Stimulatory Factor-2
B-Cell Differentiation Factor
B-Cell Differentiation Factor-2
B-Cell Stimulatory Factor 2
B-Cell Stimulatory Factor-2
BSF-2
Differentiation Factor, B-Cell
Differentiation Factor-2, B-Cell
Hepatocyte-Stimulating Factor
Hybridoma Growth Factor
IFN-beta 2
IL-6
IL6
Interferon beta-2
MGI-2
Myeloid Differentiation-Inducing Protein
Plasmacytoma Growth Factor
Registry Number
0
Previous Indexing
Interleukins (1988-1989)
Lymphokines (1987)
See Also
Hybridomas
Plasmacytoma
Public MeSH Note
90
History Note
90
Date Established
1990/01/01
Date of Entry
1989/05/25
Revision Date
2016/04/18
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