Il-2 Illustration

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Title: Il-2 Illustration
Description: When a t-cell encounters a foreign antigen, the resting t-cell becomes activated. Activated t-cells both secrete il-2 and express il-2 receptors. Il-2 promotes the growth of normal t-cells, which help defend the body against cancer.
Topics/Categories: Historical -- Graphics
Treatment -- Chemotherapy
Type: Color, Illustration
Source: National Cancer Institute
Creator: Unknown Illustrator
AV Number: AV-8805-3461
Date Created: May 1988
Date Added: January 1, 2001
Reuse Restrictions: None - This image is in the public domain and can be freely reused. Please credit the source and, where possible, the creator listed above.