Interleukin 7

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Interleukin 7 (IL7) is a protein produced by the stromal cells in bone marrow and the thymus. Interleukin 7 provides both survival and proliferative signals to IL-7 receptor-bearing (IL-7R+) cells.[1]

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IL7 encodes a protein that is a cytokine important for B cell and T cell development.[2]

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  1. Holland, Steven M.; Rosenzweig, Sergio D.; Schumacher, Richard F.; Notarangelo, Luigi D. (2017). "Immunodeficiencies". Elsevier: 705–722.e2. doi:10.1016/b978-0-7020-6285-8.00078-2. ISBN 9780702062858. 
  2. "IL7 interleukin 7 [Homo sapiens (human)] - Gene - NCBI". www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov. Retrieved Oct 15, 2018. 

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