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Gene Info

Gene Information For:Hs. IL2, interleukin 2
Sequence ID:NM_000586
RefSeqGene ID:NG_016779
Entrez Gene ID:3558
Ensembl ID:ENSG00000109471

Database Links

UniGeneEntrez GeneOMIMEnsembl GeneHPRDVegaSNPSNP: GeneViewSNP: VarViewAssembliesCancer AberrationsRNAi

Gene Expression Data

Cytogenetic Location (from UniGene)

Cytogenetic Location:4q26-q27Mitelman Breakpoint Data

Chromosomal Position (from UCSC)

Chromosomal Position:4: 123372908 - 123377595

NM_000586 exon info from UCSC:

Transcript StartTranscript EndChromosomal Start Chromosomal End

Full-Length MGC Clones for This Gene

IMAGE IdStatusAccession GenBank Def Line
6971690Full LengthBC066254interleukin 2
6971691Full LengthBC066255interleukin 2
6971693Full LengthBC066256interleukin 2
6971694Full LengthBC066257interleukin 2
30418817Full LengthBC070338interleukin 2

Protein Similarities Based on Shared Motif Content

Find gene products sharing protein motifs with:  NP_000577  

Protein Infomation

NM_000586 NP_000577 P60568 IL2

Related Sequences

U25676 AAA70092 Q13169
S82692 AAB46883 P60568
S77834 AAD14263 P60568
S77835 AAD14264 Q16334
AF228636 AAG53575 Q9C001
BC066254 AAH66254 Q6NZ93
BC066255 AAH66255 P60568
BC066256 AAH66256 Q6NZ91
BC066257 AAH66257 P60568
BC070338 AAH70338 P60568
AF532913 AAM97916 Q8NFA4
AY283686 AAP35033 Q7Z7M3
AY523040 AAS17753 Q6QWN0
DQ231169 ABB20900 Q309Q7
DQ861285 ABI20697 Q0GK43
HQ447521 ADQ32007  
AB451325 BAG70139 Q0GK43
AB451454 BAG70268 Q0GK43
A14844 CAA01199 P60568
V00564 CAA23827 P60568
X01586 CAA25742 P60568

Homologs (from HomoloGene)
Note: Both orthologs and paralogs are included.
Organism Symbol Protein Homolog Similarity
(% aa unchanged)
Organism Symbol Entrez
Gene Info Protein
H.sapiens IL2 NP_000577 R.norvegicus Il2 116562   NP_446288 67
M.musculus Il2 16183 Gene Info NP_032392 64

Gene Ontology
Gene classification by the European Bioinformatics Institute, as recorded in GOA (GO Annotation@EBI)

BioCarta Pathways
Pathway information courtesy of BioCarta