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Where does interleukin come from?

Interleukins come from a type of immune system cell called T cells. This substance is released when cells are being attacked by viruses. Upon viral attack, the secreted interl (MORE)
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What happens as a direct result when activated macrophages release the monokine called interleukin-1?

One of the monokines, IL-1, is released from activated macrophages and damaged endothelium. IL-1 is the initial signal for activation of T-cells, neutrophils (in local inflamm (MORE)