Gene: Il6r (interleukin 6 receptor) Rattus norvegicus
Symbol: Il6r
Name: interleukin 6 receptor
Description: ENCODES a protein that exhibits ciliary neurotrophic factor binding (ortholog); ciliary neurotrophic factor receptor activity (ortholog); enzyme binding (ortholog); INVOLVED IN developmental growth; positive regulation of cell population proliferation; response to cAMP; PARTICIPATES IN interleukin-6 signaling pathway; cytokine mediated signaling pathway; Jak-Stat signaling pathway; ASSOCIATED WITH Acute-Phase Reaction; congestive heart failure; Hyperalgesia; FOUND IN extracellular space; neuronal cell body membrane; apical plasma membrane (ortholog); INTERACTS WITH (S)-10-[(DIMETHYLAMINO)METHYL]-4-ETHYL-4,9-DIHYDROXY-1H-PYRANO[3',4':6,7]INOLIZINO[1,2-B]-QUINOLINE-3,14(4H,12H)-DIONE; 1,3-dinitrobenzene; 17alpha-ethynylestradiol
Type: protein-coding
RefSeq Status: VALIDATED
Also known as: IL-6 receptor subunit alpha; IL-6R 1; IL-6R subunit alpha; IL-6R-alpha; IL-6RA; IL6R1; Il6ra; interleukin 6 receptor, alpha; interleukin-6 receptor subunit alpha
Homo sapiens (human) : IL6R (interleukin 6 receptor)  HGNC  Alliance
Mus musculus (house mouse) : Il6ra (interleukin 6 receptor, alpha)  MGI  Alliance
Chinchilla lanigera (long-tailed chinchilla) : Il6r (interleukin 6 receptor)
Pan paniscus (bonobo/pygmy chimpanzee) : IL6R (interleukin 6 receptor)
Canis lupus familiaris (dog) : IL6R (interleukin 6 receptor)
Ictidomys tridecemlineatus (thirteen-lined ground squirrel) : Il6r (interleukin 6 receptor)
Sus scrofa (pig) : IL6R (interleukin 6 receptor)
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Latest Assembly: Rnor_6.0 - RGSC Genome Assembly v6.0
Rat AssemblyChrPosition (strand)SourceGenome Browsers
Rnor_6.02189,196,180 - 189,255,987 (-)NCBIRnor6.0Rnor_6.0rn6Rnor6.0
Rnor_5.02208,619,391 - 208,679,233 (-)NCBIRnor5.0Rnor_5.0rn5Rnor5.0
RGSC_v3.42182,078,049 - 182,128,135 (-)NCBIRGSC3.4rn4RGSC3.4
RGSC_v3.12182,028,156 - 182,078,238 (-)NCBI
Celera2169,240,233 - 169,289,575 (-)NCBICelera
Cytogenetic Map2q34NCBI
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Candidate Gene Status
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QTLs in Region (Rnor_6.0)
miRNA Target Status


Nucleotide Sequences
Protein Sequences

Strain Variation

Strain Sequence Variants (Rnor 5.0)

Additional Information

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Alliance Gene
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RGD Object Information
RGD ID: 2902
Created: 2000-05-25
Species: Rattus norvegicus
Last Modified: 2019-01-30
Status: ACTIVE