interleukin-3

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\ -ˈthrē How to pronounce interleukin-3 (audio) \

Medical Definition of interleukin-3

: an interleukin that is a colony-stimulating factor produced especially by T cells stimulated by mitogen or antigen and that promotes the proliferation and differentiation of various stem cells (as hematopoietic stem cells)

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“Interleukin-3.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/interleukin-3. Accessed 15 Aug. 2020.

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