interleukin-11(redirected from Interleukin 11)
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A pleiotropic cytokine produced by bone marrow-derived fibroblasts which supports the growth of certain cell types, such as B cells, neutrophils, and platelet-producing megakaryocytes. Abbreviated IL-11.
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