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Details for anatomical structure: helper T cell Th2

EndoNet ID: ENC00420

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helper T cell Th2, inducer T cell, helper cell (Th2), Lymphocytus (Th 2)

General information

CD4-expressing T-lymphocyt, which stimulates the antibody production of B-cells and their differentiation into plasma cells by secreting cytokines; they also activate eosinophile granulocytes

Links to other resources

Cytomer cy0014558

Larger structures


      Secreted hormones

      • Hormone: IL-4

        • Th1 cells mainly produce interferon-gamma, while Th2 cells selectively secrete IL-4 and IL-5. [1]
      • Hormone: IL-5

      • Hormone: IL-10

        • Th2 cells produce IL-4, IL-5 and IL-10. [2]
      • Hormone: IL-5

      • Hormone: IL-13


      • Receptor: CRTH2