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IL6

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Full nameinterleukin 6 (interferon, beta 2)
EntrezGene3569
PheGenI3569
VariationViewer3569
ClinVarIL6
GeneCardsIL6
dbSNP3569
DiseasesIL6
SADR3569
HugeNav3569
wikipediaIL6
googleIL6
gopubmedIL6
EVSIL6
HEFalMpIL6
MyGene2IL6
23andMeIL6
UniProtP05231
EnsemblENSG00000136244
OMIM147620
# SNPs21
 Max MagnitudeChromosome positionSummary
rs13306435022,731,420
rs1344744622,727,089
rs1474347022,728,505
rs1524107022,728,600
rs1554606022,729,088
rs1800795222,727,026
rs18007961.522,726,627
rs1800797022,726,602
rs181887922,733,108
rs2066992022,728,630
rs2069827022,725,837
rs2069830022,727,518
rs2069832022,727,814
rs2069833022,728,045
rs2069837022,728,408
rs2069840022,728,953
rs2069845022,730,530
rs2069849022,731,537
rs2069861022,732,035
rs780230722,726,814
rs780230822,726,815

IL6 is an autoregulatory cytokine involved in numerous inflammatory responses.

SNPs in IL6 that have been studied include:

  • rs1800795, known as the -174 SNP due to its position in the IL6 promoter
  • rs1800796, known as the 572G>C SNP