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glossary:lymphocyte_blastogenic_factor [2012/10/16 14:40] (current)
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|+||====== Lymphocyte Blastogenic Factor ======|
|+||A type of biological response modifier (a substance that can improve the body's natural response to infection and disease) that stimulates the growth of certain disease-fighting blood cells in the immune system. These substances are normally produced by the body. Aldesleukin is IL-2 that is made in the laboratory for use in treating cancer and other diseases. See Also - Interleukin-2, epidermal thymocyte activiating factor, IL-2, IL2, T-cell growth factor, T-cell stimulating factor, TSF|