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Leukemia Inhibitory Factor

"Leukemia Inhibitory Factor" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

MeSH information
An INTERLEUKIN-6 related cytokine that exhibits pleiotrophic effects on many physiological systems that involve cell proliferation, differentiation, and survival. Leukemia inhibitory factor binds to and acts through the lif receptor.

This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Leukemia Inhibitory Factor" by people in the URMC Research Network by year, and whether "Leukemia Inhibitory Factor" was a major or minor topic of these publication.