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Details for messenger / hormone: IL-16

EndoNet ID: ENH00313

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  • IL-16
  • Pro-interleukin-16
  • IL16
  • interleukin-16
  • LCF
  • lymphocyte chemoattractant factor

General information

  • IL-16 stimulates the migration and persistence of activated Eosinophilic granulocytes in ECRS(eosinophilic chronic rhinosinusitis). [1]
  • IL-16 plays a role in the pathophysiology of inflammatory bowel disease. [2]


Hormone function

  • immune response
    • activation

    Chemical classification

    • hormone
      • genome-encoded
        • cytokines

    Links to other resources

    UniProt Q14005
    Ensembl ENST00000394656
    KEGG hsa:3603
    • Anatomical structure: T-lymphocyte

      • (CD8+)-T-lymphocytes.


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