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IL6

From SNPedia

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Full nameinterleukin 6 (interferon, beta 2)
EntrezGene3569
PheGenI3569
VariationViewer3569
ClinVarIL6
GeneCardsIL6
dbSNP3569
SADR3569
HugeNav3569
wikipediaIL6
googleIL6
gopubmedIL6
EVSIL6
HEFalMpIL6
MyGene2IL6
23andMeIL6
UniProtP05231
EnsemblENSG00000136244
OMIM147620
# SNPs18
 Max MagnitudeChromosome positionSummary
rs13306435022,731,420
rs1344744622,727,089
rs147434722,728,505
rs1524107022,728,600
rs155460622,729,088
rs1800795222,727,026
rs180079722,726,602
rs181887922,733,108
rs2066992022,728,630
rs2069827022,725,837
rs2069830022,727,518
rs206983222,727,814
rs206983322,728,045
rs206983722,728,408
rs206984022,728,953
rs206984522,730,530
rs206984922,731,537
rs2069861022,732,035

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