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1. Interleukin 1 (leukocyte activating factor, IL1)
A protein factor produced by macrophage s (a type of white blood cell ) which plays an important role in activating T lymphocyte s and B lymphocyte s when antigen s or mitogen s are present. Interleukin 1 and interleukin 2 are both known to be involved in achieving T-cell-mediated immunity .