Interleukin 1 alpha or IL-1α is a cytokine.
cytokine - any class of immunoregulatory proteins secreted by cells, especially immune cells. Cytokines are small proteins important in cell signaling that modulate the immune system. (Learn more: me-pedia.org)
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