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Thursday 13 June 2019

Definition : Interleukin 7 (IL-7) is a protein that in humans is encoded by the IL7 gene.

IL-7 is a hematopoietic growth factor secreted by stromal cells in the bone marrow and thymus. It is also produced by keratinocytes , dendritic cells , hepatocytes , neurons , and epithelial cells , but is not produced by normal lymphocytes.