Interleukin-9 as a T helper type 17 cytokine.

  title={Interleukin-9 as a T helper type 17 cytokine.},
  author={Elizabeth C. Nowak and Randolph J. Noelle},
  volume={131 2},
The production of interleukin-9 (IL-9) by CD4 T cells has gathered renewed interest as the result of the observation that its expression is broader than originally thought. This includes the production of IL-9 by a recently characterized subset of CD4 helper T (Th) cells that are termed Th9 as well as production by additional T-cell subsets including Th17 cells. There is an incomplete understanding as to which IL-9-producing T-cell subsets develop under physiological conditions. We describe the… CONTINUE READING

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