Interleukin 7 receptor

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The interleukin 7 receptor is a protein found on the surface of cells. It is made up of two different smaller protein chains - i.e. it is a heterodimer, and consists of two subunits, interleukin 7 receptor-α (CD127) and common-γ chain receptor (CD132). The common-γ chain receptors is shared with various cytokines, including interleukin-2, interleukin 4, interleukin 9, and interleukin 15. Interleukin-7 receptor is expressed on various cell types, including naive and memory T cells and many others.[citation needed]


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A study by Griffith University found that CD8+ T cells exhibited significantly decreased CD127 and PSGL-1[1]

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Myalgic encephalomyelitis or chronic fatigue syndrome, often used when both illnesses are considered the same.

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