BackgroundInterleukin-21 also known as IL-21 is a protein that in mouse is encoded by the IL21 gene, belongs to the IL-15/IL-21 family. Interleukin-21 is a cytokine that has potent regulatory effects on cells of the immune system, including natural killer (NK) cells and cytotoxic T cells that can destroy virally infected or cancerous cells. This cytokine induces cell division/proliferation in its target cells.
FormulationLyophilized from a 0.2 μm filtered solution of 20mM PB,150mM NaCl,pH7.4.
ALTnamesInterleukin-21,Il21, REF: C1010