What is IL-27?

The cytokine interleukin 27 (IL-27) is a member of the IL-12 family. IL-27 is a heterodimer composed of one EBI3 subunit and one p28 subunit. Monocytes, endothelial cells, dendritic cells, and T cells produce it. IL-27 has been described to have both pro-inflammatory and anti-inflammatory properties. 

Alternative analyte names:Interleukin 27, IL-27, IL27
Cell types:Monocyte/MΦ, mDC, NK cell
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