Interleukin-15

Known as: MGC9721, IL-15, IL15 
Interleukin-15 (162 aa, ~18 kDa) is encoded by the human IL15 gene. This protein plays a role in the regulation of both proliferation and activation… (More)
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2012
Highly Cited
2012
Interleukin 15 (IL-15) and IL-2 have distinct immunological functions even though both signal through the receptor subunit IL-2R… (More)
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2009
Highly Cited
2009
Obesity is a risk factor for development of insulin resistance, type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular disease, osteoarthritis, and some… (More)
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2003
Highly Cited
2003
The genetic transfer of antigen receptors provides a means to rapidly generate autologous tumor-reactive T lymphocytes. However… (More)
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2002
Highly Cited
2002
Cellular homeostasis requires a balance between cell production, cell survival, and cell death. Production of natural killer (NK… (More)
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
Tumor necrosis factor-α occupies a central role in rheumatoid arthritis (RA) pathogenesis. We now report that Interleukin-15 (IL… (More)
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1997
Highly Cited
1997
Resting lymphocyte survival is dependent upon the expression of Bcl-2, yet the factors responsible for maintaining lymphocyte Bcl… (More)
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
Interleukin-15 (IL-15) is a recently discovered growth factor which is highly expressed in skeletal muscle. In order to determine… (More)
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
Interleukin-15 is a new cytokine that stimulates the proliferation of T cells and other cells of the immune system. Some of the… (More)
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
Recombinant interleukin (IL)-15, derived from a simian kidney epithelial cell line, is a chemoattractant for human blood T… (More)
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Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
A cytokine was identified that stimulated the proliferation of T lymphocytes, and a complementary DNA clone encoding this new T… (More)
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