Medical Definition of Interleukin-8

1. A cytokine that activates neutrophils and attracts neutrophils and T-lymphocytes. It is released by several cell types including monocytes, macrophages, T-lymphocytes, fibroblasts, endothelial cells, and keratinocytes by an inflammatory stimulus. Il-8 is a member of the beta-thromboglobulin superfamily and structurally related to platelet factor 4. Acronym: IL-8 (12 Dec 1998)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Interleukin-8

interleukin-1
interleukin-10
interleukin-11
interleukin-12
interleukin-13
interleukin-14
interleukin-15
interleukin-16
interleukin-1 converting enzyme
interleukin-2
interleukin-3
interleukin-4
interleukin-5
interleukin-6
interleukin-7
interleukin-8 (current term)
interleukin-9
interleukine
interleukins
interlevel
interlexeme
interlexemic
interlexical
interlibrary
interline
interlineal
interlinear
interlinearies
interlinearly
interlinears

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