Table 64.2 Receptor Subunits Shared Among Cytokines

Some Cytokines Using SubunitReceptor Subunit Shared
IL-3, IL-5, and GM-CSFβ subunit
IL-2, IL-4, IL-7, IL-9, and IL-15IL-2 receptor γc chain
IL-2 and IL-15β chain of IL-2 receptor
IL-4 and IL-13IL-4Rα and IL-13Rα1
IL-6, oncostatin M, leukemia inhibitory factor, and IL-11gp130

GM-CSF = granulocyte macrophage colony-stimulating factor; IL = interleukin.

From: Chapter 64, Hematopoietic Growth Factors

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