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Gene: Il6r (interleukin 6 receptor) Rattus norvegicus
Symbol: Il6r
Name: interleukin 6 receptor
RGD ID: 2902
Description: Predicted to enable several functions, including cytokine binding activity; cytokine receptor activity; and protein homodimerization activity. Predicted to contribute to ciliary neurotrophic factor receptor activity and interleukin-6 receptor binding activity. Involved in several processes, including response to cAMP; response to gamma radiation; and response to lipopolysaccharide. Located in extracellular space and neuronal cell body membrane. Biomarker of several diseases, including congestive heart failure; depressive disorder; orchitis; sciatic neuropathy; and visual epilepsy. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in Alzheimer's disease; Huntington's disease; hyper IgE syndrome; obesity; and stomach cancer. Orthologous to human IL6R (interleukin 6 receptor); PARTICIPATES IN interleukin-6 signaling pathway; cytokine mediated signaling pathway; Jak-Stat signaling pathway; INTERACTS WITH 1,3-dinitrobenzene; 17alpha-ethynylestradiol; 17beta-estradiol.
Type: protein-coding
RefSeq Status: VALIDATED
Previously 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
RGD Orthologs
Green Monkey
Naked Mole-Rat
Alliance Orthologs
More Info more info ...
Candidate Gene For: Cia10 Iddm54
Latest Assembly: mRatBN7.2 - mRatBN7.2 Assembly
Rat AssemblyChrPosition (strand)SourceGenome Browsers
GRCr82177,582,020 - 177,646,705 (-)NCBIGRCr8
mRatBN7.22175,289,157 - 175,347,719 (-)NCBImRatBN7.2mRatBN7.2
mRatBN7.2 Ensembl2175,298,686 - 175,347,536 (-)EnsemblmRatBN7.2 Ensembl
UTH_Rnor_SHR_Utx2182,447,296 - 182,496,140 (-)NCBIRnor_SHRUTH_Rnor_SHR_Utx
UTH_Rnor_SHRSP_BbbUtx_1.02180,469,671 - 180,518,517 (-)NCBIRnor_SHRSPUTH_Rnor_SHRSP_BbbUtx_1.0
UTH_Rnor_WKY_Bbb_1.02175,070,810 - 175,119,703 (-)NCBIRnor_WKYUTH_Rnor_WKY_Bbb_1.0
Rnor_6.02189,196,180 - 189,255,987 (-)NCBIRnor6.0Rnor_6.0rn6Rnor6.0
Rnor_6.0 Ensembl2189,205,701 - 189,254,628 (-)EnsemblRnor6.0rn6Rnor6.0
Rnor_5.02208,619,391 - 208,679,233 (-)NCBIRnor5.0Rnor_5.0rn5Rnor5.0
RGSC_v3.42182,078,049 - 182,128,135 (-)NCBIRGSC3.4RGSC_v3.4rn4RGSC3.4
RGSC_v3.12182,028,156 - 182,078,238 (-)NCBI
Celera2169,240,233 - 169,289,575 (-)NCBICelera
Cytogenetic Map2q34NCBI
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Gene-Chemical Interaction Annotations     Click to see Annotation Detail View
(-)-anisomycin  (ISO)
(1->4)-beta-D-glucan  (ISO)
1,1,1-Trichloro-2-(o-chlorophenyl)-2-(p-chlorophenyl)ethane  (ISO)
1,2-dichloroethane  (ISO)
1,2-dimethylhydrazine  (ISO)
1,3-dinitrobenzene  (EXP)
17alpha-ethynylestradiol  (EXP,ISO)
17beta-estradiol  (EXP,ISO)
17beta-hydroxy-5alpha-androstan-3-one  (ISO)
2,3,7,8-tetrachlorodibenzodioxine  (EXP,ISO)
2,3,7,8-Tetrachlorodibenzofuran  (EXP)
2,4-dinitrotoluene  (EXP)
2-hydroxypropanoic acid  (ISO)
3,3',4,4'-tetrachlorobiphenyl  (ISO)
3-chloropropane-1,2-diol  (EXP)
3H-1,2-dithiole-3-thione  (EXP)
4'-epidoxorubicin  (ISO)
4,4'-diaminodiphenylmethane  (ISO)
4,4'-sulfonyldiphenol  (ISO)
4-amino-2,6-dinitrotoluene  (EXP)
4-hydroxynon-2-enal  (ISO)
5-aza-2'-deoxycytidine  (ISO)
5-azacytidine  (ISO)
6-propyl-2-thiouracil  (EXP)
acetamide  (EXP)
aflatoxin B1  (ISO)
Aflatoxin B2 alpha  (ISO)
albendazole  (ISO)
aldehydo-D-glucose  (ISO)
alexidine  (ISO)
all-trans-retinoic acid  (ISO)
alpha-Zearalanol  (EXP)
ammonium chloride  (EXP)
antimycin A  (ISO)
aristolochic acid A  (ISO)
arsane  (ISO)
arsenic atom  (ISO)
arsenite(3-)  (ISO)
asperentin  (ISO)
azathioprine  (ISO)
benzalkonium chloride  (ISO)
benzene  (ISO)
benzethonium chloride  (ISO)
benzo[a]pyrene  (ISO)
benzo[e]pyrene  (ISO)
bexarotene  (EXP)
bis(2-chloroethyl) sulfide  (ISO)
bisphenol A  (EXP,ISO)
Brevianamide A  (ISO)
bromobenzene  (EXP)
buspirone  (EXP)
butanal  (ISO)
cadmium dichloride  (ISO)
camptothecin  (ISO)
cannabidiol  (ISO)
Cannabidivarin  (ISO)
carbon nanotube  (EXP,ISO)
carboplatin  (ISO)
cephaeline  (ISO)
choline  (ISO)
cisplatin  (ISO)
cocaine  (ISO)
copper atom  (ISO)
copper(0)  (ISO)
copper(II) sulfate  (ISO)
corn oil  (EXP)
crocidolite asbestos  (ISO)
Cuprizon  (EXP)
curcumin  (ISO)
cyclosporin A  (ISO)
D-glucose  (ISO)
daidzein  (ISO)
daidzein 7-O-beta-D-glucoside  (ISO)
daunorubicin  (ISO)
dequalinium  (ISO)
dexamethasone  (EXP,ISO)
dibenzo[a,l]pyrene  (ISO)
dichloroacetic acid  (ISO)
digitoxigenin  (ISO)
digoxigenin  (ISO)
digoxin  (ISO)
dimethyl fumarate  (ISO)
dimethyl-(phenylmethyl)-[2-[2-[4-(2,4,4-trimethylpentan-2-yl)phenoxy]ethoxy]ethyl]ammonium  (ISO)
dioxygen  (ISO)
dorsomorphin  (ISO)
doxorubicin  (EXP,ISO)
emetine  (ISO)
entinostat  (ISO)
epoxiconazole  (ISO)
ethanol  (EXP,ISO)
fenbendazole  (ISO)
fluoranthene  (ISO)
flutamide  (EXP)
folic acid  (ISO)
furan  (EXP)
genistein  (EXP,ISO)
genistein 7-O-beta-D-glucoside  (ISO)
glucose  (ISO)
glycidol  (EXP)
glycitein  (ISO)
glycitin  (ISO)
glyphosate  (ISO)
gold atom  (ISO)
gold(0)  (ISO)
L-methionine  (ISO)
lanatoside C  (ISO)
lead diacetate  (ISO)
lead nitrate  (ISO)
leflunomide  (EXP)
levofloxacin  (EXP)
lipopolysaccharide  (EXP,ISO)
mebendazole  (ISO)
meclocycline  (ISO)
melittin  (EXP)
mercury dibromide  (ISO)
methapyrilene  (ISO)
methionine sulfoximine  (ISO)
methotrexate  (EXP,ISO)
methoxychlor  (EXP)
methyl methanesulfonate  (ISO)
Methylbenzethonium chloride  (ISO)
methylisothiazolinone  (ISO)
methylmercury chloride  (ISO)
microcystin-LR  (ISO)
minocycline  (ISO)
mitomycin C  (ISO)
mycophenolic acid  (ISO)
N,N,N',N'-tetrakis(2-pyridylmethyl)ethylenediamine  (ISO)
N-methyl-4-phenylpyridinium  (EXP)
neoechinulin A  (ISO)
nickel atom  (ISO)
nocodazole  (ISO)
obeticholic acid  (ISO)
ouabain  (ISO)
oxaliplatin  (EXP)
oxytetracycline  (ISO)
ozone  (ISO)
palmatine  (ISO)
paracetamol  (EXP,ISO)
pentanal  (ISO)
perfluorooctane-1-sulfonic acid  (ISO)
perfluorooctanoic acid  (EXP,ISO)
permethrin  (ISO)
phenobarbital  (ISO)
phenylmercury acetate  (ISO)
phenytoin  (ISO)
phorbol 13-acetate 12-myristate  (ISO)
pirinixic acid  (ISO)
pregnenolone 16alpha-carbonitrile  (EXP,ISO)
progesterone  (ISO)
propidium  (ISO)
Proscillaridin  (ISO)
puromycin  (ISO)
pyrvinium  (ISO)
rac-lactic acid  (ISO)
raloxifene  (ISO)
SB 431542  (ISO)
silicon dioxide  (ISO)
sodium arsenite  (ISO)
sodium fluoride  (ISO)
sotorasib  (ISO)
succimer  (ISO)
tamibarotene  (ISO)
testosterone  (EXP,ISO)
testosterone enanthate  (ISO)
tetrachloroethene  (ISO)
tetrachloromethane  (EXP)
theophylline  (ISO)
thioacetamide  (EXP)
thiram  (ISO)
thymoquinone  (ISO)
TMC-120A  (ISO)
tofacitinib  (ISO)
topotecan  (EXP)
trametinib  (ISO)
trichloroethene  (ISO)
trichostatin A  (ISO)
triclosan  (ISO)
trimethyltin  (ISO)
triphenyl phosphate  (ISO)
tris(2-butoxyethyl) phosphate  (ISO)
tris(2-chloroethyl) phosphate  (ISO)
valproic acid  (EXP,ISO)
vinclozolin  (EXP)
zinc atom  (ISO)
zinc(0)  (ISO)

Gene Ontology Annotations     Click to see Annotation Detail View

Cellular Component

Molecular Pathway Annotations     Click to see Annotation Detail View

References - curated
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11. Interleukin-6 receptor blockade suppresses subretinal fibrosis in a mouse model. Cui W, etal., Int J Ophthalmol. 2014 Apr 18;7(2):194-7. doi: 10.3980/j.issn.2222-3959.2014.02.02. eCollection 2014.
12. Cardiac cytokine expression is upregulated in the acute phase after myocardial infarction. Experimental studies in rats. Deten A, etal., Cardiovasc Res. 2002 Aug 1;55(2):329-40.
13. Satellite glial cells express IL-6 and corresponding signal-transducing receptors in the dorsal root ganglia of rat neuropathic pain model. Dubovy P, etal., Neuron Glia Biol. 2010 Feb;6(1):73-83. Epub 2010 Jun 2.
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15. Polymorphisms in the interleukin-6 receptor gene are associated with body mass index and with characteristics of the metabolic syndrome. Esteve E, etal., Clin Endocrinol (Oxf). 2006 Jul;65(1):88-91.
16. Local blockade of IL-6R signaling induces lung CD4+ T cell apoptosis in a murine model of asthma via regulatory T cells. Finotto S, etal., Int Immunol. 2007 Jun;19(6):685-93. Epub 2007 May 11.
17. Hepatic regeneration induces transient acute phase reaction: systemic elevation of acute phase reactants and soluble cytokine receptors. Fulop AK, etal., Cell Biol Int. 2001;25(7):585-92.
18. Differential expression of liver interleukin-6 receptor-alpha in female versus male ethanol-consuming rats. Gallucci RM, etal., Alcohol Clin Exp Res. 2004 Mar;28(3):365-73.
19. Phylogenetic-based propagation of functional annotations within the Gene Ontology consortium. Gaudet P, etal., Brief Bioinform. 2011 Sep;12(5):449-62. doi: 10.1093/bib/bbr042. Epub 2011 Aug 27.
20. Rat ISS GO annotations from GOA human gene data--August 2006 GOA data from the GO Consortium
21. Mapping autoimmunity genes. Griffiths MM, etal., Curr Opin Immunol. 1999 Dec;11(6):689-700.
22. Identification of a new non-major histocompatibility complex genetic locus on chromosome 2 that controls disease severity in collagen-induced arthritis in rats. Gulko PS, etal., Arthritis Rheum 1998 Dec;41(12):2122-31
23. Increased interleukin-6 receptor expression in the paraventricular nucleus of rats with heart failure. Helwig BG, etal., Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol. 2007 Mar;292(3):R1165-73. Epub 2006 Nov 9.
24. Regulation of interleukin-6 receptor expression in rat Kupffer cells: modulation by cytokines, dexamethasone and prostaglandin E2. Hoffmann R, etal., J Hepatol. 1994 Oct;21(4):543-50.
25. Neuroprotective effects of interleukin-6 on NMDA-induced rat retinal damage. Inomata Y, etal., Biochem Biophys Res Commun 2003 Mar 7;302(2):226-32.
26. CD8 regulates T regulatory cell production of IL-6 and maintains their suppressive phenotype in allergic lung disease. Joetham A, etal., J Immunol. 2011 Jan 1;186(1):113-20. Epub 2010 Nov 29.
27. Therapeutic strategies for the clinical blockade of IL-6/gp130 signaling. Jones SA, etal., J Clin Invest. 2011 Sep 1;121(9):3375-83. doi: 10.1172/JCI57158. Epub 2011 Sep 1.
28. Soluble IL-6 receptor in vitreous fluid of patients with proliferative diabetic retinopathy. Kawashima M, etal., Jpn J Ophthalmol. 2007 Mar-Apr;51(2):100-4. Epub 2007 Apr 6.
29. Improved radiation hybrid map of rat chromosome 2: colocalization of the genes encoding corticotropin-releasing hormone and IL6-receptor with quantitative trait loci regulating the inflammatory response. Laes JF, etal., Cytogenet Cell Genet 2001;92(1-2):130-3.
30. Expression of cytokines and cytokine receptors in the rat brain after kainic acid-induced seizures. Lehtimaki KA, etal., Brain Res Mol Brain Res. 2003 Feb 20;110(2):253-60.
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32. Acute induction of inflammatory cytokine expression after gamma-irradiation in the rat: effect of an NF-kappaB inhibitor. Linard C, etal., Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2004 Feb 1;58(2):427-34.
33. Proinflammatory cytokines and cardiac abnormalities in uncomplicated obesity: relationship with abdominal fat deposition. Malavazos AE, etal., Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis. 2007 May;17(4):294-302. Epub 2006 Mar 31.
34. Interleukin-6/soluble interleukin-6 receptor complex reduces infarct size via inhibiting myocardial apoptosis. Matsushita K, etal., Lab Invest. 2005 Oct;85(10):1210-23.
35. Soluble interleukin 6 receptor: A novel marker of moderate to severe sleep-related breathing disorder. Mehra R, etal., Arch Intern Med. 2006 Sep 18;166(16):1725-31.
36. Rat ISS GO annotations from MGI mouse gene data--August 2006 MGD data from the GO Consortium
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38. Parathyroid hormone induces hepatic production of bioactive interleukin-6 and its soluble receptor. Mitnick MA, etal., Am J Physiol Endocrinol Metab. 2001 Mar;280(3):E405-12.
39. Electronic Transfer of LocusLink and RefSeq Data NCBI rat LocusLink and RefSeq merged data July 26, 2002
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42. KEGG Annotation Import Pipeline Pipeline to import KEGG annotations from KEGG into RGD
43. PID Annotation Import Pipeline Pipeline to import Pathway Interaction Database annotations from NCI into RGD
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45. GOA pipeline RGD automated data pipeline
46. Data Import for Chemical-Gene Interactions RGD automated import pipeline for gene-chemical interactions
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Additional References at PubMed
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Comparative Map Data
(Rattus norvegicus - Norway rat)
Rat AssemblyChrPosition (strand)SourceGenome Browsers
GRCr82177,582,020 - 177,646,705 (-)NCBIGRCr8
mRatBN7.22175,289,157 - 175,347,719 (-)NCBImRatBN7.2mRatBN7.2
mRatBN7.2 Ensembl2175,298,686 - 175,347,536 (-)EnsemblmRatBN7.2 Ensembl
UTH_Rnor_SHR_Utx2182,447,296 - 182,496,140 (-)NCBIRnor_SHRUTH_Rnor_SHR_Utx
UTH_Rnor_SHRSP_BbbUtx_1.02180,469,671 - 180,518,517 (-)NCBIRnor_SHRSPUTH_Rnor_SHRSP_BbbUtx_1.0
UTH_Rnor_WKY_Bbb_1.02175,070,810 - 175,119,703 (-)NCBIRnor_WKYUTH_Rnor_WKY_Bbb_1.0
Rnor_6.02189,196,180 - 189,255,987 (-)NCBIRnor6.0Rnor_6.0rn6Rnor6.0
Rnor_6.0 Ensembl2189,205,701 - 189,254,628 (-)EnsemblRnor6.0rn6Rnor6.0
Rnor_5.02208,619,391 - 208,679,233 (-)NCBIRnor5.0Rnor_5.0rn5Rnor5.0
RGSC_v3.42182,078,049 - 182,128,135 (-)NCBIRGSC3.4RGSC_v3.4rn4RGSC3.4
RGSC_v3.12182,028,156 - 182,078,238 (-)NCBI
Celera2169,240,233 - 169,289,575 (-)NCBICelera
Cytogenetic Map2q34NCBI
(Homo sapiens - human)
Human AssemblyChrPosition (strand)SourceGenome Browsers
GRCh381154,405,343 - 154,469,450 (+)NCBIGRCh38GRCh38hg38GRCh38
GRCh38.p14 Ensembl1154,405,193 - 154,469,450 (+)EnsemblGRCh38hg38GRCh38
GRCh371154,377,819 - 154,441,926 (+)NCBIGRCh37GRCh37hg19GRCh37
Build 361152,644,293 - 152,706,812 (+)NCBINCBI36Build 36hg18NCBI36
Build 341151,190,741 - 151,253,261NCBI
Celera1127,449,298 - 127,511,851 (+)NCBICelera
Cytogenetic Map1q21.3NCBI
HuRef1125,740,964 - 125,805,584 (+)NCBIHuRef
CHM1_11155,774,020 - 155,838,256 (+)NCBICHM1_1
T2T-CHM13v2.01153,542,427 - 153,606,601 (+)NCBIT2T-CHM13v2.0
(Mus musculus - house mouse)
Mouse AssemblyChrPosition (strand)SourceGenome Browsers
GRCm39389,776,631 - 89,820,503 (-)NCBIGRCm39GRCm39mm39
GRCm39 Ensembl389,771,366 - 89,820,503 (-)EnsemblGRCm39 Ensembl
GRCm38389,869,324 - 89,913,196 (-)NCBIGRCm38GRCm38mm10GRCm38
GRCm38.p6 Ensembl389,864,059 - 89,913,196 (-)EnsemblGRCm38mm10GRCm38
MGSCv37389,673,246 - 89,717,084 (-)NCBIGRCm37MGSCv37mm9NCBIm37
MGSCv36389,962,736 - 89,998,969 (-)NCBIMGSCv36mm8
Celera389,906,161 - 89,949,620 (-)NCBICelera
Cytogenetic Map3F1NCBI
cM Map339.19NCBI
(Chinchilla lanigera - long-tailed chinchilla)
Chinchilla AssemblyChrPosition (strand)SourceGenome Browsers
ChiLan1.0 EnsemblNW_004955545950,765 - 981,762 (+)EnsemblChiLan1.0
ChiLan1.0NW_004955545932,814 - 979,359 (+)NCBIChiLan1.0ChiLan1.0
(Pan paniscus - bonobo/pygmy chimpanzee)
Bonobo AssemblyChrPosition (strand)SourceGenome Browsers
NHGRI_mPanPan1-v2195,364,609 - 95,427,592 (-)NCBINHGRI_mPanPan1-v2
NHGRI_mPanPan1195,099,912 - 95,162,870 (-)NCBINHGRI_mPanPan1
Mhudiblu_PPA_v01129,761,914 - 129,824,386 (+)NCBIMhudiblu_PPA_v0Mhudiblu_PPA_v0panPan3
PanPan1.11133,374,078 - 133,433,089 (+)NCBIpanpan1.1PanPan1.1panPan2
PanPan1.1 Ensembl1133,374,078 - 133,433,089 (+)Ensemblpanpan1.1panPan2
(Canis lupus familiaris - dog)
Dog AssemblyChrPosition (strand)SourceGenome Browsers
CanFam3.1742,877,731 - 42,920,149 (-)NCBICanFam3.1CanFam3.1canFam3CanFam3.1
CanFam3.1 Ensembl742,880,885 - 42,920,090 (-)EnsemblCanFam3.1canFam3CanFam3.1
Dog10K_Boxer_Tasha742,368,082 - 42,410,484 (-)NCBIDog10K_Boxer_Tasha
ROS_Cfam_1.0742,747,387 - 42,789,817 (-)NCBIROS_Cfam_1.0
ROS_Cfam_1.0 Ensembl742,747,374 - 42,790,122 (-)EnsemblROS_Cfam_1.0 Ensembl
UMICH_Zoey_3.1742,526,574 - 42,569,177 (-)NCBIUMICH_Zoey_3.1
UNSW_CanFamBas_1.0742,580,411 - 42,622,783 (-)NCBIUNSW_CanFamBas_1.0
UU_Cfam_GSD_1.0742,864,074 - 42,906,503 (-)NCBIUU_Cfam_GSD_1.0
(Ictidomys tridecemlineatus - thirteen-lined ground squirrel)
Squirrel AssemblyChrPosition (strand)SourceGenome Browsers
HiC_Itri_2NW_02440505825,027,301 - 25,051,502 (+)NCBIHiC_Itri_2
SpeTri2.0 EnsemblNW_0049365804,057,771 - 4,081,885 (+)EnsemblSpeTri2.0SpeTri2.0 Ensembl
SpeTri2.0NW_0049365804,055,438 - 4,081,876 (+)NCBISpeTri2.0SpeTri2.0SpeTri2.0
(Sus scrofa - pig)
Pig AssemblyChrPosition (strand)SourceGenome Browsers
Sscrofa11.1 Ensembl495,322,433 - 95,381,282 (-)EnsemblSscrofa11.1susScr11Sscrofa11.1
Sscrofa11.1495,322,426 - 95,381,393 (-)NCBISscrofa11.1Sscrofa11.1susScr11Sscrofa11.1
Sscrofa10.24104,202,230 - 104,250,108 (-)NCBISscrofa10.2Sscrofa10.2susScr3
(Chlorocebus sabaeus - green monkey)
Green Monkey AssemblyChrPosition (strand)SourceGenome Browsers
ChlSab1.1209,345,723 - 9,418,963 (-)NCBIChlSab1.1ChlSab1.1chlSab2
ChlSab1.1 Ensembl209,361,152 - 9,396,610 (-)EnsemblChlSab1.1ChlSab1.1 EnsemblchlSab2
Vero_WHO_p1.0NW_0236660388,700,264 - 8,762,770 (-)NCBIVero_WHO_p1.0Vero_WHO_p1.0
(Heterocephalus glaber - naked mole-rat)
Naked Mole-Rat AssemblyChrPosition (strand)SourceGenome Browsers
HetGla_female_1.0 EnsemblNW_0046248852,910,112 - 2,946,886 (-)EnsemblHetGla_female_1.0HetGla_female_1.0 EnsemblhetGla2
HetGla 1.0NW_0046248852,910,367 - 2,946,916 (-)NCBIHetGla_female_1.0HetGla 1.0hetGla2


Variants in Il6r
483 total Variants
miRNA Target Status

Predicted Target Of
Summary Value
Count of predictions:1044
Count of miRNA genes:336
Interacting mature miRNAs:446
Prediction methods:Microtar, Miranda, Rnahybrid, Targetscan
Result types:miRGate_prediction

The detailed report is available here: Full Report CSV TAB Printer

miRNA Target Status data imported from miRGate (
For more information about miRGate, see PMID:25858286 or access the full paper here.

QTLs in Region (mRatBN7.2)
The following QTLs overlap with this region.    Full Report CSV TAB Printer Gviewer
RGD IDSymbolNameLODP ValueTraitSub TraitChrStartStopSpecies
1578648Bss11Bone structure and strength QTL 114.7femur morphology trait (VT:0000559)femoral neck cortical cross-sectional area (CMO:0001702)2114837527211674221Rat
1358356Srcrt1Stress Responsive Cort QTL13.66blood corticosterone amount (VT:0005345)plasma corticosterone level (CMO:0001173)2161699179222436696Rat
1331734Bp204Blood pressure QTL 2043.61192arterial blood pressure trait (VT:2000000)mean arterial blood pressure (CMO:0000009)2168358098223265385Rat
1298074Bp164Blood pressure QTL 1640.003arterial blood pressure trait (VT:2000000)systolic blood pressure (CMO:0000004)242804607202447032Rat
1354648Bp239Blood pressure QTL 2390.001arterial blood pressure trait (VT:2000000)systolic blood pressure (CMO:0000004)266118463226797303Rat
1354649Kidm17Kidney mass QTL 172.9kidney mass (VT:0002707)calculated kidney weight (CMO:0000160)281754530227146641Rat
1298076Bp166Blood pressure QTL 1660.0009arterial blood pressure trait (VT:2000000)systolic blood pressure (CMO:0000004)2136445150202447032Rat
61457Niddm8Non-insulin dependent diabetes mellitus QTL 84.10.01blood insulin amount (VT:0001560)plasma insulin level (CMO:0000342)2174543008175950118Rat
70162Bp63Blood pressure QTL 635.64arterial blood pressure trait (VT:2000000)blood pressure measurement (CMO:0000003)2169745596214745596Rat
1554319Bmd2Bone mineral density QTL 213.40.0001lumbar vertebra area (VT:0010570)lumbar vertebra cross-sectional area (CMO:0001689)2114837675212549332Rat
12879836Kidm61Kidney mass QTL 610.001kidney mass (VT:0002707)both kidneys wet weight to body weight ratio (CMO:0000340)2152413072185122374Rat
1581569Uae32Urinary albumin excretion QTL 320.0001urine protein amount (VT:0005160)urine albumin excretion rate (CMO:0000757)278665619219826953Rat
10043136Iddm54Insulin dependent diabetes mellitus QTL 543.40.0001blood glucose amount (VT:0000188)age at onset/diagnosis of type 1 diabetes mellitus (CMO:0001140)2143657411190602963Rat
12879837Am2Aortic mass QTL 20.001aorta mass (VT:0002845)aorta weight to aorta length to body weight ratio (CMO:0002722)2152413072185122374Rat
12879838Cm86Cardiac mass QTL 860.002heart left ventricle mass (VT:0007031)heart left ventricle weight to body weight ratio (CMO:0000530)2152413072185122374Rat
1302793Bw16Body weight QTL 1650.0001body mass (VT:0001259)body weight (CMO:0000012)2157142209202446871Rat
61467Bp14Blood pressure QTL 142.2arterial blood pressure trait (VT:2000000)systolic blood pressure (CMO:0000004)243154682202446871Rat
12879839Cm85Cardiac mass QTL 850.001heart mass (VT:0007028)heart wet weight to body weight ratio (CMO:0002408)2152413072185122374Rat
61469Bp16Blood pressure QTL 165.64arterial blood pressure trait (VT:2000000)blood pressure measurement (CMO:0000003)2169745596214745596Rat
70175BpQTLCluster3Blood pressure QTL cluster 34.128arterial blood pressure trait (VT:2000000)absolute change in systolic blood pressure (CMO:0000607)2135552573202446871Rat
1549833Bp257Blood pressure QTL 2570.003arterial blood pressure trait (VT:2000000)mean arterial blood pressure (CMO:0000009)2168354880185122374Rat
1358900Bw48Body weight QTL 484.88body mass (VT:0001259)body weight (CMO:0000012)2157142078211086598Rat
12879845Cm89Cardiac mass QTL 890.008heart left ventricle mass (VT:0007031)heart left ventricle weight to body weight ratio (CMO:0000530)2152413072175950118Rat
61473Bp19Blood pressure QTL 196.3arterial blood pressure trait (VT:2000000)systolic blood pressure (CMO:0000004)2172710921175950118Rat
1359030Bp277Blood pressure QTL 277arterial blood pressure trait (VT:2000000)diastolic blood pressure (CMO:0000005)2114837527185876470Rat
12879846Cm90Cardiac mass QTL 900.011heart right ventricle mass (VT:0007033)heart right ventricle weight to body weight ratio (CMO:0000914)2152413072175950118Rat
12879847Am4Aortic mass QTL 40.001aorta mass (VT:0002845)aorta weight to aorta length to body weight ratio (CMO:0002722)2152413072175950118Rat
1331760Bp206Blood pressure QTL 2063.62454arterial blood pressure trait (VT:2000000)mean arterial blood pressure (CMO:0000009)256043031202447032Rat
12879840Bw179Body weight QTL 1790.005body mass (VT:0001259)body weight (CMO:0000012)2152413072185122374Rat
1581502Esta3Estrogen-induced thymic atrophy QTL 3thymus mass (VT:0004954)thymus wet weight (CMO:0000855)2136916935189599348Rat
1359032Hrtrt18Heart rate QTL 18heart pumping trait (VT:2000009)heart rate (CMO:0000002)2157142078192625452Rat
2301966Bp322Blood pressure QTL 3223.58arterial blood pressure trait (VT:2000000)systolic blood pressure (CMO:0000004)2150540301202447032Rat
1298080Bp163Blood pressure QTL 1630.02arterial blood pressure trait (VT:2000000)systolic blood pressure (CMO:0000004)266118275202447032Rat
8662832Vetf7Vascular elastic tissue fragility QTL 73.5aorta elastin amount (VT:0003905)aorta wall extracellular elastin dry weight to aorta wall dry weight ratio (CMO:0002002)281689826221035911Rat
1298085Bp165Blood pressure QTL 1650.0006arterial blood pressure trait (VT:2000000)systolic blood pressure (CMO:0000004)242804607202447032Rat
1359022Ppulsi1Prepulse inhibition QTL 13.63prepulse inhibition trait (VT:0003088)acoustic startle response measurement (CMO:0001519)2136916935213594495Rat
1641891Alcrsp17Alcohol response QTL 17response to alcohol trait (VT:0010489)duration of loss of righting reflex (CMO:0002289)2149559561249053267Rat
724534Uae6Urinary albumin excretion QTL 610urine albumin amount (VT:0002871)urine albumin level (CMO:0000130)278665619249053267Rat
61374Edpm2Estrogen-dependent pituitary mass QTL 24.420.86pituitary gland mass (VT:0010496)pituitary gland wet weight (CMO:0000853)276539322202447032Rat
8662843Vetf9Vascular elastic tissue fragility QTL 92.05thoracic aorta molecular composition trait (VT:0010568)aorta wall extracellular elastin dry weight to aorta wall extracellular collagen weight ratio (CMO:0002003)2157142078226277316Rat
631501Bp101Blood pressure QTL 1012.4arterial blood pressure trait (VT:2000000)systolic blood pressure (CMO:0000004)2150341684202446871Rat
2301415Cm67Cardiac mass QTL 670.003heart mass (VT:0007028)heart wet weight to body weight ratio (CMO:0002408)2152413072175950118Rat
2307174Activ3Activity QTL 34.830.000058locomotor behavior trait (VT:0001392)number of entries into a discrete space in an experimental apparatus (CMO:0000960)2168594495213594495Rat
1331794Bp202Blood pressure QTL 2023.66819arterial blood pressure trait (VT:2000000)systolic blood pressure (CMO:0000004)2141194931223265385Rat
71113Cari2Carrageenan-induced inflammation QTL 22.70.009hypodermis integrity trait (VT:0010550)inflammatory exudate volume (CMO:0001429)2141596551202447032Rat
1331805Cm29Cardiac mass QTL 293.50746heart mass (VT:0007028)heart wet weight (CMO:0000069)2141194931223265385Rat
11565180Kidm56Kidney mass QTL 560.003kidney mass (VT:0002707)both kidneys wet weight to body weight ratio (CMO:0000340)2152413072175950118Rat
634308Sach6Saccharin preference QTL 64.9taste sensitivity trait (VT:0001986)saccharin intake volume to total fluid intake volume ratio (CMO:0001601)2112456140212696837Rat
1598805Memor8Memory QTL 83exploratory behavior trait (VT:0010471)average horizontal distance between subject and target during voluntary locomotion in an experimental apparatus (CMO:0002674)2150341585189039377Rat
11565181Bw176Body weight QTL 1760.002body mass (VT:0001259)body weight (CMO:0000012)2152413072175950118Rat
1358917Cm42Cardiac mass QTL 422.82heart mass (VT:0007028)heart weight to body weight ratio (CMO:0000074)225413423203928301Rat
724568Uae13Urinary albumin excretion QTL 134.4urine albumin amount (VT:0002871)urine albumin excretion rate (CMO:0000757)2143157029210020885Rat
1358913Cm41Cardiac mass QTL 412.73heart mass (VT:0007028)heart weight to body weight ratio (CMO:0000074)225413423203928301Rat
1300165Rf9Renal function QTL 93.28kidney glomerulus integrity trait (VT:0010546)index of glomerular damage (CMO:0001135)2133914684202447032Rat
61401Niddm2Non-insulin dependent diabetes mellitus QTL 24.54blood glucose amount (VT:0000188)blood glucose level (CMO:0000046)2144599348189599348Rat
631507Bp105Blood pressure QTL 1050.001arterial blood pressure trait (VT:2000000)mean arterial blood pressure (CMO:0000009)2112456140212696837Rat
1641925Alcrsp2Alcohol response QTL 2response to alcohol trait (VT:0010489)duration of loss of righting reflex (CMO:0002289)2149559561221167075Rat
1354609Niddm62Non-insulin dependent diabetes mellitus QTL 624.720.000006insulin secretion trait (VT:0003564)plasma insulin level (CMO:0000342)2150540301202447032Rat
1598833Bp295Blood pressure QTL 2953.5arterial blood pressure trait (VT:2000000)systolic blood pressure (CMO:0000004)2147798556192798556Rat
1354622Kidm16Kidney mass QTL 163kidney mass (VT:0002707)left kidney wet weight (CMO:0000083)281754530222436696Rat
631266Bp132Blood pressure QTL 1320.0005arterial blood pressure trait (VT:2000000)systolic blood pressure (CMO:0000004)246123260202447032Rat
631522Bp74Blood pressure QTL 740.05arterial blood pressure trait (VT:2000000)systolic blood pressure (CMO:0000004)2172710921184114403Rat
7488927Bp365Blood pressure QTL 3650.008arterial blood pressure trait (VT:2000000)mean arterial blood pressure (CMO:0000009)2162765032207765032Rat
1598838Bp290Blood pressure QTL 2901.9arterial blood pressure trait (VT:2000000)systolic blood pressure (CMO:0000004)2166539266211539266Rat
7488925Bp364Blood pressure QTL 3640.001arterial blood pressure trait (VT:2000000)mean arterial blood pressure (CMO:0000009)2160564068205564068Rat
2293843Kiddil6Kidney dilation QTL 63.1kidney pelvis morphology trait (VT:0004194)hydronephrosis severity score (CMO:0001208)242804607182042367Rat
2306901Bp337Blood pressure QTL 3370.01arterial blood pressure trait (VT:2000000)systolic blood pressure (CMO:0000004)2164073756227146641Rat
1354605Rf48Renal function QTL 482.9blood creatinine amount (VT:0005328)plasma creatinine level (CMO:0000537)274786664206665859Rat
6903312Bw112Body weight QTL 1123.20.0013body mass (VT:0001259)body weight (CMO:0000012)2143657569184114274Rat
7488904Bp363Blood pressure QTL 3630.001arterial blood pressure trait (VT:2000000)mean arterial blood pressure (CMO:0000009)2172982062175950118Rat
1354601Slep1Serum leptin concentration QTL 15.39blood leptin amount (VT:0005667)serum leptin level (CMO:0000780)243171017184114403Rat
2293084Iddm26Insulin dependent diabetes mellitus QTL 262.9blood glucose amount (VT:0000188)blood glucose level (CMO:0000046)2174930955213594495Rat

Markers in Region
Rat AssemblyChrPosition (strand)SourceJBrowse
mRatBN7.22175,298,879 - 175,299,066 (+)MAPPERmRatBN7.2
Rnor_6.02189,205,895 - 189,206,081NCBIRnor6.0
Rnor_5.02208,629,262 - 208,629,448UniSTSRnor5.0
RGSC_v3.42182,078,245 - 182,078,431UniSTSRGSC3.4
Celera2169,240,429 - 169,240,615UniSTS
RH 3.4 Map21153.7UniSTS
Cytogenetic Map2q34UniSTS
Rat AssemblyChrPosition (strand)SourceJBrowse
mRatBN7.22175,348,766 - 175,348,951 (+)MAPPERmRatBN7.2
Rnor_6.02189,255,795 - 189,255,979NCBIRnor6.0
Rnor_5.02208,679,022 - 208,679,206UniSTSRnor5.0
RGSC_v3.42182,129,378 - 182,129,562UniSTSRGSC3.4
Celera2169,290,818 - 169,291,002UniSTS
Cytogenetic Map2q34UniSTS
Rat AssemblyChrPosition (strand)SourceJBrowse
mRatBN7.22175,330,189 - 175,330,403 (+)MAPPERmRatBN7.2
Rnor_6.02189,237,212 - 189,237,425NCBIRnor6.0
Rnor_5.02208,660,483 - 208,660,696UniSTSRnor5.0
RGSC_v3.42182,109,587 - 182,109,800UniSTSRGSC3.4
Celera2169,271,610 - 169,271,823UniSTS
RH 3.4 Map21154.4UniSTS
Cytogenetic Map2q34UniSTS


RNA-SEQ Expression
High: > 1000 TPM value   Medium: Between 11 and 1000 TPM
Low: Between 0.5 and 10 TPM   Below Cutoff: < 0.5 TPM

alimentary part of gastrointestinal system circulatory system endocrine system exocrine system hemolymphoid system hepatobiliary system integumental system musculoskeletal system nervous system renal system reproductive system respiratory system appendage
Medium 2 39 27 19 27 4 11
Low 1 37 18 14 14 8 11 70 35 36 8
Below cutoff 6 4 1


RefSeq Acc Id: ENSRNOT00000028234   ⟹   ENSRNOP00000028234
Rat AssemblyChrPosition (strand)Source
mRatBN7.2 Ensembl2175,298,686 - 175,347,536 (-)Ensembl
Rnor_6.0 Ensembl2189,205,701 - 189,254,628 (-)Ensembl
RefSeq Acc Id: NM_017020   ⟹   NP_058716
RefSeq Status: VALIDATED
Rat AssemblyChrPosition (strand)Source
GRCr82177,596,360 - 177,645,209 (-)NCBI
mRatBN7.22175,298,684 - 175,347,524 (-)NCBI
Rnor_6.02189,205,699 - 189,254,552 (-)NCBI
Rnor_5.02208,619,391 - 208,679,233 (-)NCBI
RGSC_v3.42182,078,049 - 182,128,135 (-)RGD
Celera2169,240,233 - 169,289,575 (-)RGD
RefSeq Acc Id: XM_006232587   ⟹   XP_006232649
Rat AssemblyChrPosition (strand)Source
GRCr82177,582,020 - 177,646,705 (-)NCBI
mRatBN7.22175,297,940 - 175,347,719 (-)NCBI
Rnor_6.02189,204,861 - 189,255,987 (-)NCBI
Rnor_5.02208,619,391 - 208,679,233 (-)NCBI
RefSeq Acc Id: XM_006232588   ⟹   XP_006232650
Rat AssemblyChrPosition (strand)Source
GRCr82177,582,020 - 177,646,705 (-)NCBI
mRatBN7.22175,289,157 - 175,347,718 (-)NCBI
Rnor_6.02189,196,180 - 189,255,986 (-)NCBI
Rnor_5.02208,619,391 - 208,679,233 (-)NCBI
RefSeq Acc Id: XM_008761127   ⟹   XP_008759349
Rat AssemblyChrPosition (strand)Source
GRCr82177,596,360 - 177,646,705 (-)NCBI
mRatBN7.22175,298,684 - 175,347,710 (-)NCBI
Rnor_6.02189,205,699 - 189,255,980 (-)NCBI
RefSeq Acc Id: XR_010063582
Rat AssemblyChrPosition (strand)Source
GRCr82177,582,020 - 177,646,705 (-)NCBI
RefSeq Acc Id: NP_058716   ⟸   NM_017020
- Peptide Label: precursor
- UniProtKB: P22273 (UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot),   G3V8T6 (UniProtKB/TrEMBL),   A6J6I0 (UniProtKB/TrEMBL)
- Sequence:
RefSeq Acc Id: XP_006232650   ⟸   XM_006232588
- Peptide Label: isoform X3
- UniProtKB: P22273 (UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot)
- Sequence:
RefSeq Acc Id: XP_006232649   ⟸   XM_006232587
- Peptide Label: isoform X2
- UniProtKB: P22273 (UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot)
- Sequence:
RefSeq Acc Id: XP_008759349   ⟸   XM_008761127
- Peptide Label: isoform X1
- UniProtKB: P22273 (UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot)
- Sequence:
RefSeq Acc Id: ENSRNOP00000028234   ⟸   ENSRNOT00000028234

eQTL   View at Phenogen
WGCNA   View at Phenogen
Tissue/Strain Expression   View at Phenogen

RGD ID:13691484
Promoter ID:EPDNEW_R2009
Type:multiple initiation site
Description:interleukin 6 receptor
SO ACC ID:SO:0000170
Source:EPDNEW (Eukaryotic Promoter Database,
Experiment Methods:Single-end sequencing.
Rat AssemblyChrPosition (strand)Source
Rnor_6.02189,254,654 - 189,254,714EPDNEW

Additional Information

Database Acc Id Source(s)
AGR Gene RGD:2902 AgrOrtholog
BioCyc Gene G2FUF-52388 BioCyc
Ensembl Genes ENSRNOG00000020811 Ensembl, ENTREZGENE, UniProtKB/TrEMBL
Ensembl Transcript ENSRNOT00000028234 ENTREZGENE
  ENSRNOT00000028234.8 UniProtKB/TrEMBL
Gene3D-CATH UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot, UniProtKB/TrEMBL
InterPro FN3_dom UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot, UniProtKB/TrEMBL
  FN3_sf UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot, UniProtKB/TrEMBL
  Hematopoietin_rcpt_L_F3_CS UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot, UniProtKB/TrEMBL
  Ig-like_dom UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot, UniProtKB/TrEMBL
  Ig-like_dom_sf UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot, UniProtKB/TrEMBL
  Ig-like_fold UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot, UniProtKB/TrEMBL
  Ig_sub UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot, UniProtKB/TrEMBL
  Ig_sub2 UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot, UniProtKB/TrEMBL
  Immunoglobulin UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot, UniProtKB/TrEMBL
  TypeI_recpt_CBD UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot, UniProtKB/TrEMBL
KEGG Report rno:24499 UniProtKB/TrEMBL
Pfam IL6Ra-bind UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot, UniProtKB/TrEMBL
  PF00047 UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot, UniProtKB/TrEMBL
PhenoGen Il6r PhenoGen
PROSITE FN3 UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot, UniProtKB/TrEMBL
  HEMATOPO_REC_L_F3 UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot, UniProtKB/TrEMBL
  IG_LIKE UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot, UniProtKB/TrEMBL
RatGTEx ENSRNOG00000020811 RatGTEx
  IGc2 UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot, UniProtKB/TrEMBL
  SM00409 UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot, UniProtKB/TrEMBL
Superfamily-SCOP SSF48726 UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot, UniProtKB/TrEMBL
  SSF49265 UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot, UniProtKB/TrEMBL

Nomenclature History
Date Current Symbol Current Name Previous Symbol Previous Name Description Reference Status
2011-01-24 Il6r  interleukin 6 receptor  Il6ra  interleukin 6 receptor, alpha  Nomenclature updated to reflect human and mouse nomenclature 1299863 APPROVED
2006-03-30 Il6ra  interleukin 6 receptor, alpha  Il6r  interleukin 6 receptor  Symbol and Name updated 1299863 APPROVED
2002-11-06 Il6r  interleukin 6 receptor    Interleukin 6 receptor  Name updated 625702 APPROVED
2002-06-10 Il6r  Interleukin 6 receptor      Symbol and Name status set to approved 70586 APPROVED

RGD Curation Notes
Note Type Note Reference
gene_mapping maps within the Cari2 QTL region and may be a candidate gene for this QTL locus 70860
gene_process may be involved in neuroprotection from NMDA-induced retinal damage 727510