Induces activation of NF-kappa-B and stimulates production of the proinflammatory chemokine IL-8. Proinflammatory cytokine favoring Th2-type immune responses. Belongs to the IL-17 family. 2 isoforms of the human protein are produced by alternative splicing. Note: This description may include information from UniProtKB.
Protein type: Cytokine; Secreted; Secreted, signal peptide
Biological Process: eosinophil differentiation; inflammatory response; inflammatory response to antigenic stimulus; interleukin-13 production; interleukin-5 production; positive regulation of transcription from RNA polymerase II promoter; response to fungus; response to nematode