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Gene Info

Gene Information For:Mm. Il6, interleukin 6
Sequence ID:NM_031168
Entrez Gene ID:16193
Ensembl ID:ENSMUSG00000025746

Database Links

UniGeneEntrez GeneEnsembl GeneSNPSNP: GeneViewSNP: VarViewAssembliesRNAi

Gene Expression Data

Cytogenetic Location (from UniGene)

Cytogenetic Location:5 B1|5 17.0 cM

Chromosomal Position (from UCSC)

Chromosomal Position:5: 30013143 - 30019981

NM_031168 exon info from UCSC:

Transcript StartTranscript EndChromosomal Start Chromosomal End

Full-Length MGC Clones for This Gene

IMAGE IdStatusAccession GenBank Def Line
8861788Full LengthBC138766interleukin 6
40130735Full LengthBC132458interleukin 6

Protein Similarities Based on Shared Motif Content

Find gene products sharing protein motifs with:  NP_112445  

Protein Infomation

NM_031168 NP_112445 P08505 IL6

Related Sequences

J03783 AAA39301 P08505
BC132458 AAI32459 A2RTD1
BC138766 AAI38767 A2RTD1
DQ788722 ABG81953 Q0PMN1
AK150440 BAE29562 P08505
AK152189 BAE31020 Q3U8J8
X06203 CAA29560 P08505
X54542 CAA38411 P08505

Homologs (from HomoloGene)
Note: Both orthologs and paralogs are included.
Organism Symbol Protein Homolog Similarity
(% aa unchanged)
Organism Symbol Entrez
Gene Info Protein
M.musculus Il6 NP_112445 R.norvegicus Il6 24498   NP_036721 85
H.sapiens IL6 3569 Gene Info NP_000591 42

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

BioCarta Pathways
Pathway information courtesy of BioCarta