Biological properties of interleukin-10
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Interleukin-10 (IL-10) is produced predominantly by T-helper lymphocytes and macrophages.IL-10 inhibits lymphocyte-induced cytokine production (CSIF-cytokine synthesis inhibitory factor), cooperates in B-lymphocytes activation as well as macrophages- monocytes daectivation (MDF- macrophage deactivating factor). Due to its immunosupressive properties IL-10 may be used in the therapy of some T-cell induced disease.
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