Inhibits the synthesis of a number of cytokines, including IFN-gamma, IL-2, IL-3, TNF and GM-CSF produced by activated macrophages and by helper T-cells. Belongs to the IL-10 family. Note: This description may include information from UniProtKB.
Protein type: Cytokine; Motility/polarity/chemotaxis; Secreted, signal peptide; Secreted
Biological Process: negative regulation of chronic inflammatory response to antigenic stimulus; regulation of isotype switching; B cell proliferation; positive regulation of transcription, DNA-dependent; leukocyte chemotaxis; response to glucocorticoid stimulus; positive regulation of JAK-STAT cascade; negative regulation of B cell proliferation; negative regulation of membrane protein ectodomain proteolysis; response to insulin stimulus; negative regulation of interferon-alpha biosynthetic process; negative regulation of T cell proliferation; cytoplasmic sequestering of NF-kappaB; cell-cell signaling; response to molecule of bacterial origin; positive regulation of MHC class II biosynthetic process; negative regulation of interferon-gamma production; negative regulation of interleukin-6 production; hemopoiesis; negative regulation of tumor necrosis factor biosynthetic process; inflammatory response; aging; response to drug; response to inactivity; negative regulation of interleukin-12 production; T-helper 2 type immune response; positive regulation of B cell apoptosis; negative regulation of myeloid dendritic cell activation; negative regulation of nitric oxide biosynthetic process; negative regulation of cytokine secretion during immune response; regulation of gene expression; B cell differentiation; defense response to bacterium; negative regulation of MHC class II biosynthetic process; positive regulation of transcription factor activity; positive regulation of transcription from RNA polymerase II promoter; regulation of sensory perception of pain; receptor biosynthetic process; response to activity; negative regulation of apoptosis; positive regulation of cytokine secretion