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Interleukin-18 MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Interleukin-18
Tree Number(s)
D12.644.276.374.465.518
D12.776.467.374.465.518
D23.529.374.465.518
Unique ID
D020382
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D020382
Scope Note
A cytokine which resembles IL-1 structurally and IL-12 functionally. It enhances the cytotoxic activity of NK CELLS and CYTOTOXIC T-LYMPHOCYTES, and appears to play a role both as neuroimmunomodulator and in the induction of mucosal immunity.
Entry Term(s)
IFN-gamma Inducing Factor
IFN-gamma-Inducing Factor
IL-18
IL18
Interferon-gamma Inducing Factor
Interferon-gamma-Inducing Factor
Registry Number
0
Previous Indexing
Cytokines (1995-1998)
Public MeSH Note
99; INTERFERON-GAMMA INDUCING FACTOR (now INTERLEUKIN-18) was indexed under CYTOKINES 1995-98
History Note
99; use INTERLEUKIN-18 (NM) 1995-98
Date Established
1999/01/01
Date of Entry
1998/06/10
Revision Date
2006/07/05
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