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Interleukin-4 MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Interleukin-4
Tree Number(s)
D12.644.276.374.465.186
D12.776.467.374.465.178
D23.529.374.465.186
Unique ID
D015847
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D015847
Scope Note
A soluble factor produced by activated T-LYMPHOCYTES that induces the expression of MHC CLASS II GENES and FC RECEPTORS on B-LYMPHOCYTES and causes their proliferation and differentiation. It also acts on T-lymphocytes, MAST CELLS, and several other hematopoietic lineage cells.
Entry Term(s)
B Cell Stimulatory Factor-1
B-Cell Growth Factor-1
B-Cell Growth Factor-I
B-Cell Proliferating Factor
B-Cell Stimulating Factor-1
B-Cell Stimulatory Factor 1
B-Cell Stimulatory Factor-1
BCGF-1
BSF-1
Binetrakin
IL-4
IL4
MCGF-2
Mast Cell Growth Factor-2
Pharm Action
Adjuvants, Immunologic
Antineoplastic Agents
Antirheumatic Agents
Registry Number
207137-56-2
Previous Indexing
Interleukins (1988-1989)
Lymphokines (1974-1987)
See Also
Histocompatibility Antigens Class II
Public MeSH Note
90; B-CELL GROWTH FACTOR was see INTERLEUKIN-4 1990-96
Online Note
use INTERLEUKIN-4 to search B-CELL GROWTH FACTOR 1990-96
History Note
90; B-CELL GROWTH FACTOR was see INTERLEUKIN-4 1990-96
Date Established
1990/01/01
Date of Entry
1989/05/25
Revision Date
2015/04/15
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