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Interleukin 13 (red) binding to its receptor (blue), illustration. Interleukin 13 (IL-13) is a cytokine that plays a central regulator role in biochemical and physiological processes such as the synthesis of immunoglobulin E (IgE) and the hypersecretion of mucus. As a mediator of allergic inflammation it is implicated in the responses to several different diseases including asthma. The receptor is shown embedded in a cell membrane (blue and orange).
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