Talk:Interleukin 7

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what is the IL cytokine used to trigger "fighting a parasite worm" ?[edit]

Isn't it IL-7?

Try the reference desk. JFW | T@lk 18:30, 13 August 2007 (UTC)


Please add scientific references where possible. eg, in the IL-7 HIV-like virus infected mice in the disease section. Aqua112233 (talk) 11:15, 7 February 2011 (UTC)

B-cell development[edit]

Article could also use some disucssion on the role of IL-7 in B-cell development (e.g. — Preceding unsigned comment added by Hughitt1 (talkcontribs) 21:07, 17 February 2016 (UTC)


Is it just me, or is a lot of this text pulled directly from the referenced site? —Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 21:37, 31 July 2008 (UTC)

"I-7 is a hematopoietic growth factor secreted by stromal cells in the bone marrow and thymus." This fact has no footnote and and the source of this information is not referenced. It's unclear where this information comes from, so I would suggest referencing this. Immcarle31 (talk) 23:37, 15 January 2017 (UTC)
"Knockout studies in mice suggested that this cytokine plays an essential role in lymphoid cell survival.[14]" The wording of this sentence is very closely paraphrased from the article. Immcarle31 (talk) 23:43, 15 January 2017 (UTC)
The text in question is in the public domain. I have added the {{NLM content}} to indicate this fact. Boghog (talk) 05:55, 16 January 2017 (UTC)