interleukin-9

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interleukin-9

[‚in·tər¦lük·ən ′nīn]
(immunology)
A cytokine produced by a type of activated helper T cells, it stimulates hemopoietic cells that develop into red blood cells. Abbreviated IL-9.
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JAK-3 is a cytoplasmic protein tyrosine kinase (involved in signaling through the common gamma chain of several cytokine receptors: IL2, IL4, IL7, IL9, IL15, and IL21) in many hematopoietic cells, including B cells, T cells, and NK cells.