Cytokine that contributes to the inflammatory response in vivo. Belongs to the IL-10 family. Note: This description may include information from UniProtKB.
Protein type: Cytokine; Secreted; Secreted, signal peptide
Cellular Component: extracellular space
Molecular Function: cytokine activity; protein binding
Biological Process: immune response; negative regulation of inflammatory response; positive regulation of JAK-STAT cascade; positive regulation of transcription from RNA polymerase II promoter; regulation of tyrosine phosphorylation of Stat3 protein