Medical Term: 6 Receptor, Interleukin | Interleukin 6 Receptor defined

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What is 6 Receptor, Interleukin | Interleukin 6 Receptor?

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Term Definition: Receptors present on T cells, mitogen-activated B cells, peripheral monocytes, and some macrophage- and B cell-derived tumor cell types. The receptor is a strongly glycosylated protein of 80 kD and a length of 468 amino acids. (Ibelgaufts, Dictionary of Cytokines, 1995)

 

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