Other Names: IL-1beta (208-240), human
IL-1beta (208-240) can enhance non-REM sleep and elicit fever in rabbits. It increases PGE2 production by fibroblasts in vitro, but does not promote the proliferation of thymocytes. Obal, F., Jr; et al., Am. J. Physiol., 259, R439, (1990); Shibata, M; et al., Am. J. Physiol., 270, R1044, (1996).