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Sequence version 1 (13 Aug 1987)
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Protein

Interleukin-6

Gene

IL6

Organism
Homo sapiens (Human)
Status
Reviewed-Annotation score:

Annotation score:5 out of 5

<p>The annotation score provides a heuristic measure of the annotation content of a UniProtKB entry or proteome. This score <strong>cannot</strong> be used as a measure of the accuracy of the annotation as we cannot define the ‘correct annotation’ for any given protein.<p><a href='/help/annotation_score' target='_top'>More...</a></p>
-Experimental evidence at protein leveli <p>This indicates the type of evidence that supports the existence of the protein. Note that the ‘protein existence’ evidence does not give information on the accuracy or correctness of the sequence(s) displayed.<p><a href='/help/protein_existence' target='_top'>More...</a></p>

<p>This section provides any useful information about the protein, mostly biological knowledge.<p><a href='/help/function_section' target='_top'>More...</a></p>Functioni

Cytokine with a wide variety of biological functions. It is a potent inducer of the acute phase response. Plays an essential role in the final differentiation of B-cells into Ig-secreting cells Involved in lymphocyte and monocyte differentiation. Acts on B-cells, T-cells, hepatocytes, hematopoietic progenitor cells and cells of the CNS. Required for the generation of T(H)17 cells. Also acts as a myokine. It is discharged into the bloodstream after muscle contraction and acts to increase the breakdown of fats and to improve insulin resistance. It induces myeloma and plasmacytoma growth and induces nerve cells differentiation.

<p>The <a href="http://www.geneontology.org/">Gene Ontology (GO)</a> project provides a set of hierarchical controlled vocabulary split into 3 categories:<p><a href='/help/gene_ontology' target='_top'>More...</a></p>GO - Molecular functioni

GO - Biological processi

<p>UniProtKB Keywords constitute a <a href="http://www.uniprot.org/keywords">controlled vocabulary</a> with a hierarchical structure. Keywords summarise the content of a UniProtKB entry and facilitate the search for proteins of interest.<p><a href='/help/keywords' target='_top'>More...</a></p>Keywordsi

Molecular functionCytokine, Growth factor
Biological processAcute phase

Enzyme and pathway databases

Reactome - a knowledgebase of biological pathways and processes

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Reactomei
R-HSA-1059683 Interleukin-6 signaling
R-HSA-110056 MAPK3 (ERK1) activation
R-HSA-112411 MAPK1 (ERK2) activation
R-HSA-2559582 Senescence-Associated Secretory Phenotype (SASP)
R-HSA-381426 Regulation of Insulin-like Growth Factor (IGF) transport and uptake by Insulin-like Growth Factor Binding Proteins (IGFBPs)
R-HSA-6783783 Interleukin-10 signaling
R-HSA-6785807 Interleukin-4 and Interleukin-13 signaling
R-HSA-8957275 Post-translational protein phosphorylation

SignaLink: a signaling pathway resource with multi-layered regulatory networks

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SignaLinki
P05231

SIGNOR Signaling Network Open Resource

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SIGNORi
P05231

<p>This section provides information about the protein and gene name(s) and synonym(s) and about the organism that is the source of the protein sequence.<p><a href='/help/names_and_taxonomy_section' target='_top'>More...</a></p>Names & Taxonomyi

<p>This subsection of the <a href="http://www.uniprot.org/help/names_and_taxonomy_section">Names and taxonomy</a> section provides an exhaustive list of all names of the protein, from commonly used to obsolete, to allow unambiguous identification of a protein.<p><a href='/help/protein_names' target='_top'>More...</a></p>Protein namesi
Recommended name:
Interleukin-6
Short name:
IL-6
Alternative name(s):
B-cell stimulatory factor 2
Short name:
BSF-2
CTL differentiation factor
Short name:
CDF
Hybridoma growth factor
Interferon beta-2
Short name:
IFN-beta-2
<p>This subsection of the <a href="http://www.uniprot.org/help/names_and_taxonomy_section">Names and taxonomy</a> section indicates the name(s) of the gene(s) that code for the protein sequence(s) described in the entry. Four distinct tokens exist: ‘Name’, ‘Synonyms’, ‘Ordered locus names’ and ‘ORF names’.<p><a href='/help/gene_name' target='_top'>More...</a></p>Gene namesi
Name:IL6
Synonyms:IFNB2
<p>This subsection of the <a href="http://www.uniprot.org/help/names_and_taxonomy_section">Names and taxonomy</a> section provides information on the name(s) of the organism that is the source of the protein sequence.<p><a href='/help/organism-name' target='_top'>More...</a></p>OrganismiHomo sapiens (Human)
<p>This subsection of the <a href="http://www.uniprot.org/help/names_and_taxonomy_section">Names and taxonomy</a> section shows the unique identifier assigned by the NCBI to the source organism of the protein. This is known as the ‘taxonomic identifier’ or ‘taxid’.<p><a href='/help/taxonomic_identifier' target='_top'>More...</a></p>Taxonomic identifieri9606 [NCBI]
<p>This subsection of the <a href="http://www.uniprot.org/help/names_and_taxonomy_section">Names and taxonomy</a> section contains the taxonomic hierarchical classification lineage of the source organism. It lists the nodes as they appear top-down in the taxonomic tree, with the more general grouping listed first.<p><a href='/help/taxonomic_lineage' target='_top'>More...</a></p>Taxonomic lineageiEukaryotaMetazoaChordataCraniataVertebrataEuteleostomiMammaliaEutheriaEuarchontogliresPrimatesHaplorrhiniCatarrhiniHominidaeHomo
<p>This subsection of the <a href="http://www.uniprot.org/help/names_and_taxonomy_section">Names and taxonomy</a> section is present for entries that are part of a <a href="http://www.uniprot.org/proteomes">proteome</a>, i.e. of a set of proteins thought to be expressed by organisms whose genomes have been completely sequenced.<p><a href='/help/proteomes_manual' target='_top'>More...</a></p>Proteomesi
  • UP000005640 <p>A UniProt <a href="http://www.uniprot.org/manual/proteomes_manual">proteome</a> can consist of several components. <br></br>The component name refers to the genomic component encoding a set of proteins.<p><a href='/help/proteome_component' target='_top'>More...</a></p> Componenti: Chromosome 7

Organism-specific databases

Human Gene Nomenclature Database

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HGNCi
HGNC:6018 IL6

Online Mendelian Inheritance in Man (OMIM)

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MIMi
147620 gene

neXtProt; the human protein knowledge platform

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neXtProti
NX_P05231

<p>This section provides information on the location and the topology of the mature protein in the cell.<p><a href='/help/subcellular_location_section' target='_top'>More...</a></p>Subcellular locationi

Extracellular region or secreted Cytosol Plasma membrane Cytoskeleton Lysosome Endosome Peroxisome ER Golgi apparatus Nucleus Mitochondrion Manual annotation Automatic computational assertionGraphics by Christian Stolte & Seán O’Donoghue; Source: COMPARTMENTS

Keywords - Cellular componenti

Secreted

<p>This section provides information on the disease(s) and phenotype(s) associated with a protein.<p><a href='/help/pathology_and_biotech_section' target='_top'>More...</a></p>Pathology & Biotechi

<p>This subsection of the ‘Pathology and Biotech’ section provides information on the disease(s) associated with genetic variations in a given protein. The information is extracted from the scientific literature and diseases that are also described in the <a href="http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/sites/entrez?db=omim">OMIM</a> database are represented with a <a href="http://www.uniprot.org/diseases">controlled vocabulary</a> in the following way:<p><a href='/help/involvement_in_disease' target='_top'>More...</a></p>Involvement in diseasei

Rheumatoid arthritis systemic juvenile (RASJ)1 Publication
Disease susceptibility is associated with variations affecting the gene represented in this entry.
Disease descriptionAn inflammatory articular disorder with systemic-onset beginning before the age of 16. It represents a subgroup of juvenile arthritis associated with severe extraarticular features and occasionally fatal complications. During active phases of the disorder, patients display a typical daily spiking fever, an evanescent macular rash, lymphadenopathy, hepatosplenomegaly, serositis, myalgia and arthritis.
Related information in OMIM
A IL6 promoter polymorphism is associated with a lifetime risk of development of Kaposi sarcoma in HIV-infected men.1 Publication

Mutagenesis

Feature keyPosition(s)DescriptionActionsGraphical viewLength
<p>This subsection of the <a href="http://www.uniprot.org/manual/pathology_and_biotech_section">'Pathology and Biotech'</a> section describes the effect of the experimental mutation of one or more amino acid(s) on the biological properties of the protein.<p><a href='/help/mutagen' target='_top'>More...</a></p>Mutagenesisi173A → V: Almost no loss of activity. 1 Publication1
Mutagenesisi185W → R: No loss of activity. 1 Publication1
Mutagenesisi204S → P: 87% loss of activity. 1 Publication1
Mutagenesisi210R → K, E, Q, T, A or P: Loss of activity. 1 Publication1
Mutagenesisi212M → T, N, S or R: Loss of activity. 1 Publication1

Organism-specific databases

DisGeNET

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DisGeNETi
3569

MalaCards human disease database

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MalaCardsi
IL6
MIMi148000 phenotype
604302 phenotype

Open Targets

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OpenTargetsi
ENSG00000136244

Orphanet; a database dedicated to information on rare diseases and orphan drugs

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Orphaneti
206 NON RARE IN EUROPE: Crohn disease
85414 Systemic-onset juvenile idiopathic arthritis

The Pharmacogenetics and Pharmacogenomics Knowledge Base

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PharmGKBi
PA198

Chemistry databases

ChEMBL database of bioactive drug-like small molecules

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ChEMBLi
CHEMBL1795129

Drug and drug target database

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DrugBanki
DB05250 681323
DB05066 AV411
DB05744 CRx-139
DB01404 Ginseng
DB05767 HMPL-004
DB09036 Siltuximab
DB05470 VX-702
DB05017 YSIL6

Polymorphism and mutation databases

BioMuta curated single-nucleotide variation and disease association database

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BioMutai
IL6

Domain mapping of disease mutations (DMDM)

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DMDMi
124347

<p>This section describes post-translational modifications (PTMs) and/or processing events.<p><a href='/help/ptm_processing_section' target='_top'>More...</a></p>PTM / Processingi

Molecule processing

Feature keyPosition(s)DescriptionActionsGraphical viewLength
<p>This subsection of the ‘PTM / Processing’ section denotes the presence of an N-terminal signal peptide.<p><a href='/help/signal' target='_top'>More...</a></p>Signal peptidei1 – 293 PublicationsAdd BLAST29
<p>This subsection of the ‘PTM / Processing’ section describes the extent of a polypeptide chain in the mature protein following processing.<p><a href='/help/chain' target='_top'>More...</a></p>ChainiPRO_000001558230 – 212Interleukin-6Add BLAST183

Amino acid modifications

Feature keyPosition(s)DescriptionActionsGraphical viewLength
<p>This subsection of the PTM / Processing":/help/ptm_processing_section section describes the positions of cysteine residues participating in disulfide bonds.<p><a href='/help/disulfid' target='_top'>More...</a></p>Disulfide bondi72 ↔ 781 Publication
<p>This subsection of the <a href="http://www.uniprot.org/help/ptm_processing_section">PTM / Processing</a> section specifies the position and type of each covalently attached glycan group (mono-, di-, or polysaccharide).<p><a href='/help/carbohyd' target='_top'>More...</a></p>Glycosylationi73N-linked (GlcNAc...) asparagine1 Publication1
<p>This subsection of the ‘PTM / Processing’ section specifies the position and type of each modified residue excluding <a href="http://www.uniprot.org/manual/lipid">lipids</a>, <a href="http://www.uniprot.org/manual/carbohyd">glycans</a> and <a href="http://www.uniprot.org/manual/crosslnk">protein cross-links</a>.<p><a href='/help/mod_res' target='_top'>More...</a></p>Modified residuei81Phosphoserine; by FAM20C1 Publication1
Disulfide bondi101 ↔ 1111 Publication

<p>This subsection of the <a href="http://www.uniprot.org/help/ptm_processing_section">PTM/processing</a> section describes post-translational modifications (PTMs). This subsection <strong>complements</strong> the information provided at the sequence level or describes modifications for which <strong>position-specific data is not yet available</strong>.<p><a href='/help/post-translational_modification' target='_top'>More...</a></p>Post-translational modificationi

N- and O-glycosylated.1 Publication

Keywords - PTMi

Disulfide bond, Glycoprotein, Phosphoprotein

Proteomic databases

PaxDb, a database of protein abundance averages across all three domains of life

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PaxDbi
P05231

PeptideAtlas

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PeptideAtlasi
P05231

PRoteomics IDEntifications database

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PRIDEi
P05231

ProteomicsDB human proteome resource

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ProteomicsDBi
51828

PTM databases

iPTMnet integrated resource for PTMs in systems biology context

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iPTMneti
P05231

Comprehensive resource for the study of protein post-translational modifications (PTMs) in human, mouse and rat.

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PhosphoSitePlusi
P05231

Miscellaneous databases

CutDB - Proteolytic event database

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PMAP-CutDBi
P05231

<p>This section provides information on the expression of a gene at the mRNA or protein level in cells or in tissues of multicellular organisms.<p><a href='/help/expression_section' target='_top'>More...</a></p>Expressioni

Gene expression databases

Bgee dataBase for Gene Expression Evolution

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Bgeei
ENSG00000136244 Expressed in 143 organ(s), highest expression level in left coronary artery

ExpressionAtlas, Differential and Baseline Expression

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ExpressionAtlasi
P05231 baseline and differential

Genevisible search portal to normalized and curated expression data from Genevestigator

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Genevisiblei
P05231 HS

Organism-specific databases

Human Protein Atlas

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HPAi
CAB023406
CAB072821

<p>This section provides information on the quaternary structure of a protein and on interaction(s) with other proteins or protein complexes.<p><a href='/help/interaction_section' target='_top'>More...</a></p>Interactioni

<p>This subsection of the <a href="http://www.uniprot.org/help/interaction_section">'Interaction'</a> section provides information about the protein quaternary structure and interaction(s) with other proteins or protein complexes (with the exception of physiological receptor-ligand interactions which are annotated in the <a href="http://www.uniprot.org/help/function_section">'Function'</a> section).<p><a href='/help/subunit_structure' target='_top'>More...</a></p>Subunit structurei

Interacts with IL6R (via the N-terminal ectodomain); this interaction may be affected by IL6R-binding with SORL1, hence decreasing IL6 cis signaling (PubMed:28265003).

Interacts with SORL1 (via the N-terminal ectodomain); this interaction leads to IL6 internalization and lysosomal degradation (PubMed:28265003). May form a trimeric complex with the soluble SORL1 ectodomain and soluble IL6R receptor; this interaction might stabilize circulating IL6, hence promoting IL6 trans signaling (PubMed:28265003).

1 Publication

<p>This subsection of the '<a href="http://www.uniprot.org/help/interaction_section%27">Interaction</a> section provides information about binary protein-protein interactions. The data presented in this section are a quality-filtered subset of binary interactions automatically derived from the <a href="http://www.ebi.ac.uk/intact/">IntAct database</a>. It is updated on a monthly basis. Each binary interaction is displayed on a separate line.<p><a href='/help/binary_interactions' target='_top'>More...</a></p>Binary interactionsi

GO - Molecular functioni

Protein-protein interaction databases

The Biological General Repository for Interaction Datasets (BioGrid)

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BioGridi
109783, 4 interactors

Database of interacting proteins

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DIPi
DIP-482N

Protein interaction database and analysis system

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IntActi
P05231, 6 interactors

STRING: functional protein association networks

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STRINGi
9606.ENSP00000385675

Chemistry databases

BindingDB database of measured binding affinities

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BindingDBi
P05231

<p>This section provides information on the tertiary and secondary structure of a protein.<p><a href='/help/structure_section' target='_top'>More...</a></p>Structurei

Secondary structure

1212
Legend: HelixTurnBeta strandPDB Structure known for this area
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3D structure databases

SWISS-MODEL Repository - a database of annotated 3D protein structure models

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SMRi
P05231

Database of comparative protein structure models

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ModBasei
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Miscellaneous databases

Relative evolutionary importance of amino acids within a protein sequence

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EvolutionaryTracei
P05231

<p>This section provides information on sequence similarities with other proteins and the domain(s) present in a protein.<p><a href='/help/family_and_domains_section' target='_top'>More...</a></p>Family & Domainsi

<p>This subsection of the ‘Family and domains’ section provides information about the sequence similarity with other proteins.<p><a href='/help/sequence_similarities' target='_top'>More...</a></p>Sequence similaritiesi

Belongs to the IL-6 superfamily.Curated

Keywords - Domaini

Signal

Phylogenomic databases

evolutionary genealogy of genes: Non-supervised Orthologous Groups

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eggNOGi
ENOG410IW11 Eukaryota
ENOG4112BXV LUCA

Ensembl GeneTree

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GeneTreei
ENSGT00390000000878

The HOGENOM Database of Homologous Genes from Fully Sequenced Organisms

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HOGENOMi
HOG000236330

InParanoid: Eukaryotic Ortholog Groups

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InParanoidi
P05231

KEGG Orthology (KO)

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KOi
K05405

Identification of Orthologs from Complete Genome Data

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OMAi
GFNKETC

Database of Orthologous Groups

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OrthoDBi
1186029at2759

Database for complete collections of gene phylogenies

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PhylomeDBi
P05231

TreeFam database of animal gene trees

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TreeFami
TF335984

Family and domain databases

Integrated resource of protein families, domains and functional sites

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InterProi
View protein in InterPro
IPR009079 4_helix_cytokine-like_core
IPR003574 IL-6
IPR030474 IL-6/GCSF/MGF
IPR030473 IL6/GCSF/MGF_CS

The PANTHER Classification System

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PANTHERi
PTHR10511 PTHR10511, 1 hit
PTHR10511:SF3 PTHR10511:SF3, 1 hit

Pfam protein domain database

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Pfami
View protein in Pfam
PF00489 IL6, 1 hit

PIRSF; a whole-protein classification database

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PIRSFi
PIRSF001935 IL6_MGF_GCSF, 1 hit

Protein Motif fingerprint database; a protein domain database

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PRINTSi
PR00433 IL6GCSFMGF

Simple Modular Architecture Research Tool; a protein domain database

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SMARTi
View protein in SMART
SM00126 IL6, 1 hit

Superfamily database of structural and functional annotation

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SUPFAMi
SSF47266 SSF47266, 1 hit

PROSITE; a protein domain and family database

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PROSITEi
View protein in PROSITE
PS00254 INTERLEUKIN_6, 1 hit

<p>This section displays by default the canonical protein sequence and upon request all isoforms described in the entry. It also includes information pertinent to the sequence(s), including <a href="http://www.uniprot.org/help/sequence_length">length</a> and <a href="http://www.uniprot.org/help/sequences">molecular weight</a>. The information is filed in different subsections. The current subsections and their content are listed below:<p><a href='/help/sequences_section' target='_top'>More...</a></p>Sequence (1+)i

<p>This subsection of the <a href="http://www.uniprot.org/help/sequences_section">Sequence</a> section indicates if the <a href="http://www.uniprot.org/help/canonical_and_isoforms">canonical sequence</a> displayed by default in the entry is complete or not.<p><a href='/help/sequence_status' target='_top'>More...</a></p>Sequence statusi: Complete.

<p>This subsection of the <a href="http://www.uniprot.org/help/sequences_section">Sequence</a> section indicates if the <a href="http://www.uniprot.org/help/canonical_and_isoforms">canonical sequence</a> displayed by default in the entry is in its mature form or if it represents the precursor.<p><a href='/help/sequence_processing' target='_top'>More...</a></p>Sequence processingi: The displayed sequence is further processed into a mature form.

This entry has 1 described isoform and 5 potential isoforms that are computationally mapped.Show allAlign All

P05231-1 [UniParc]FASTAAdd to basket
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MNSFSTSAFG PVAFSLGLLL VLPAAFPAPV PPGEDSKDVA APHRQPLTSS
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ERIDKQIRYI LDGISALRKE TCNKSNMCES SKEALAENNL NLPKMAEKDG
110 120 130 140 150
CFQSGFNEET CLVKIITGLL EFEVYLEYLQ NRFESSEEQA RAVQMSTKVL
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IQFLQKKAKN LDAITTPDPT TNASLLTKLQ AQNQWLQDMT THLILRSFKE
210
FLQSSLRALR QM
Length:212
Mass (Da):23,718
Last modified:August 13, 1987 - v1
<p>The checksum is a form of redundancy check that is calculated from the sequence. It is useful for tracking sequence updates.</p> <p>It should be noted that while, in theory, two different sequences could have the same checksum value, the likelihood that this would happen is extremely low.</p> <p>However UniProtKB may contain entries with identical sequences in case of multiple genes (paralogs).</p> <p>The checksum is computed as the sequence 64-bit Cyclic Redundancy Check value (CRC64) using the generator polynomial: x<sup>64</sup> + x<sup>4</sup> + x<sup>3</sup> + x + 1. The algorithm is described in the ISO 3309 standard. </p> <p class="publication">Press W.H., Flannery B.P., Teukolsky S.A. and Vetterling W.T.<br /> <strong>Cyclic redundancy and other checksums</strong><br /> <a href="http://www.nrbook.com/b/bookcpdf.php">Numerical recipes in C 2nd ed., pp896-902, Cambridge University Press (1993)</a>)</p> Checksum:i1F1ED1FE1B734079
GO

<p>In eukaryotic reference proteomes, unreviewed entries that are likely to belong to the same gene are computationally mapped, based on gene identifiers from Ensembl, EnsemblGenomes and model organism databases.<p><a href='/help/gene_centric_isoform_mapping' target='_top'>More...</a></p>Computationally mapped potential isoform sequencesi

There are 5 potential isoforms mapped to this entry.BLASTAlignShow allAdd to basket
EntryEntry nameProtein names
Gene namesLengthAnnotation
B5MCZ3B5MCZ3_HUMAN
Interleukin-6
IL6
189Annotation score:

Annotation score:1 out of 5

<p>The annotation score provides a heuristic measure of the annotation content of a UniProtKB entry or proteome. This score <strong>cannot</strong> be used as a measure of the accuracy of the annotation as we cannot define the ‘correct annotation’ for any given protein.<p><a href='/help/annotation_score' target='_top'>More...</a></p>
C9J5B0C9J5B0_HUMAN
Interleukin-6
IL6
152Annotation score:

Annotation score:1 out of 5

<p>The annotation score provides a heuristic measure of the annotation content of a UniProtKB entry or proteome. This score <strong>cannot</strong> be used as a measure of the accuracy of the annotation as we cannot define the ‘correct annotation’ for any given protein.<p><a href='/help/annotation_score' target='_top'>More...</a></p>
B5MC14B5MC14_HUMAN
Interleukin-6
IL6
198Annotation score:

Annotation score:1 out of 5

<p>The annotation score provides a heuristic measure of the annotation content of a UniProtKB entry or proteome. This score <strong>cannot</strong> be used as a measure of the accuracy of the annotation as we cannot define the ‘correct annotation’ for any given protein.<p><a href='/help/annotation_score' target='_top'>More...</a></p>
B5MC21B5MC21_HUMAN
Interleukin-6
IL6
136Annotation score:

Annotation score:1 out of 5

<p>The annotation score provides a heuristic measure of the annotation content of a UniProtKB entry or proteome. This score <strong>cannot</strong> be used as a measure of the accuracy of the annotation as we cannot define the ‘correct annotation’ for any given protein.<p><a href='/help/annotation_score' target='_top'>More...</a></p>
B4DNV3B4DNV3_HUMAN
cDNA FLJ52006, moderately similar t...
IL6
122Annotation score:

Annotation score:1 out of 5

<p>The annotation score provides a heuristic measure of the annotation content of a UniProtKB entry or proteome. This score <strong>cannot</strong> be used as a measure of the accuracy of the annotation as we cannot define the ‘correct annotation’ for any given protein.<p><a href='/help/annotation_score' target='_top'>More...</a></p>

<p>This subsection of the ‘Sequence’ section provides information on polymorphic variants. If the variant is associated with a disease state, the description of the latter can be found in the <a href="http://www.uniprot.org/manual/involvement_in_disease">'Involvement in disease'</a> subsection.<p><a href='/help/polymorphism' target='_top'>More...</a></p>Polymorphismi

Genetic variations in IL6 may be correlated with bone mineral density (BMD). Low BMD is a risk factor for osteoporotic fracture. Osteoporosis is characterized by reduced bone mineral density, disruption of bone microarchitecture, and the alteration of the amount and variety of non-collagenous proteins in bone. Osteoporotic bones are more at risk of fracture.2 Publications

Natural variant

Feature keyPosition(s)DescriptionActionsGraphical viewLength
<p>This subsection of the ‘Sequence’ section describes natural variant(s) of the protein sequence.<p><a href='/help/variant' target='_top'>More...</a></p>Natural variantiVAR_01307532P → S1 PublicationCorresponds to variant dbSNP:rs2069830Ensembl.1
Natural variantiVAR_029266162D → E. Corresponds to variant dbSNP:rs13306435Ensembl.1
Natural variantiVAR_013076162D → V1 PublicationCorresponds to variant dbSNP:rs2069860Ensembl.1

Sequence databases

Select the link destinations:

EMBL nucleotide sequence database

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EMBLi

GenBank nucleotide sequence database

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GenBanki

DNA Data Bank of Japan; a nucleotide sequence database

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DDBJi
Links Updated
X04430 mRNA Translation: CAA28026.1
M14584 mRNA Translation: AAA52728.1
X04602 mRNA Translation: CAA28268.1
Y00081 Genomic DNA Translation: CAA68278.1
M18403 mRNA Translation: AAA52729.1
M29150 mRNA Translation: AAA59154.1
X04402 Genomic DNA Translation: CAA27990.1
X04403 mRNA Translation: CAA27991.1
M54894 mRNA Translation: AAC41704.1
S56892 mRNA Translation: AAD13886.1
AF372214 Genomic DNA Translation: AAK48987.1
BC015511 mRNA Translation: AAH15511.1

The Consensus CDS (CCDS) project

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CCDSi
CCDS5375.1

Protein sequence database of the Protein Information Resource

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PIRi
A32648 IVHUB2

NCBI Reference Sequences

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RefSeqi
NP_000591.1, NM_000600.4
XP_011513692.1, XM_011515390.2

Genome annotation databases

Ensembl eukaryotic genome annotation project

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Ensembli
ENST00000258743; ENSP00000258743; ENSG00000136244
ENST00000404625; ENSP00000385675; ENSG00000136244

Database of genes from NCBI RefSeq genomes

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GeneIDi
3569

KEGG: Kyoto Encyclopedia of Genes and Genomes

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KEGGi
hsa:3569

Keywords - Coding sequence diversityi

Polymorphism

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Wikipedia

Interleukin-6 entry

SeattleSNPs
SHMPD

The Singapore human mutation and polymorphism database

Atlas of Genetics and Cytogenetics in Oncology and Haematology

Sequence databases

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EMBLi
GenBanki
DDBJi
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X04430 mRNA Translation: CAA28026.1
M14584 mRNA Translation: AAA52728.1
X04602 mRNA Translation: CAA28268.1
Y00081 Genomic DNA Translation: CAA68278.1
M18403 mRNA Translation: AAA52729.1
M29150 mRNA Translation: AAA59154.1
X04402 Genomic DNA Translation: CAA27990.1
X04403 mRNA Translation: CAA27991.1
M54894 mRNA Translation: AAC41704.1
S56892 mRNA Translation: AAD13886.1
AF372214 Genomic DNA Translation: AAK48987.1
BC015511 mRNA Translation: AAH15511.1
CCDSiCCDS5375.1
PIRiA32648 IVHUB2
RefSeqiNP_000591.1, NM_000600.4
XP_011513692.1, XM_011515390.2

3D structure databases

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Protein Data Bank Europe

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PDBei

Protein Data Bank RCSB

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RCSB PDBi

Protein Data Bank Japan

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PDBji
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PDB entryMethodResolution (Å)ChainPositionsPDBsum
1ALUX-ray1.90A28-212[»]
1IL6NMR-A28-212[»]
1N2Qmodel-E/F30-212[»]
1P9MX-ray3.65B29-212[»]
2IL6NMR-A28-212[»]
4CNIX-ray2.20C/D42-212[»]
4J4LX-ray2.30C/D47-212[»]
4NI7X-ray2.40A28-212[»]
4NI9X-ray2.55A/C28-212[»]
4O9HX-ray2.42A28-212[»]
4ZS7X-ray2.93A42-212[»]
5FUCX-ray2.70A/B49-212[»]
SMRiP05231
ModBaseiSearch...

Protein-protein interaction databases

BioGridi109783, 4 interactors
DIPiDIP-482N
IntActiP05231, 6 interactors
STRINGi9606.ENSP00000385675

Chemistry databases

BindingDBiP05231
ChEMBLiCHEMBL1795129
DrugBankiDB05250 681323
DB05066 AV411
DB05744 CRx-139
DB01404 Ginseng
DB05767 HMPL-004
DB09036 Siltuximab
DB05470 VX-702
DB05017 YSIL6

PTM databases

iPTMnetiP05231
PhosphoSitePlusiP05231

Polymorphism and mutation databases

BioMutaiIL6
DMDMi124347

Proteomic databases

PaxDbiP05231
PeptideAtlasiP05231
PRIDEiP05231
ProteomicsDBi51828

Protocols and materials databases

ABCD curated depository of sequenced antibodies

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ABCDi
P05231

The DNASU plasmid repository

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DNASUi
3569
Structural Biology KnowledgebaseSearch...

Genome annotation databases

EnsembliENST00000258743; ENSP00000258743; ENSG00000136244
ENST00000404625; ENSP00000385675; ENSG00000136244
GeneIDi3569
KEGGihsa:3569

Organism-specific databases

Comparative Toxicogenomics Database

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CTDi
3569
DisGeNETi3569

GeneCards: human genes, protein and diseases

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GeneCardsi
IL6
HGNCiHGNC:6018 IL6
HPAiCAB023406
CAB072821
MalaCardsiIL6
MIMi147620 gene
148000 phenotype
604302 phenotype
neXtProtiNX_P05231
OpenTargetsiENSG00000136244
Orphaneti206 NON RARE IN EUROPE: Crohn disease
85414 Systemic-onset juvenile idiopathic arthritis
PharmGKBiPA198

GenAtlas: human gene database

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GenAtlasi
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Phylogenomic databases

eggNOGiENOG410IW11 Eukaryota
ENOG4112BXV LUCA
GeneTreeiENSGT00390000000878
HOGENOMiHOG000236330
InParanoidiP05231
KOiK05405
OMAiGFNKETC
OrthoDBi1186029at2759
PhylomeDBiP05231
TreeFamiTF335984

Enzyme and pathway databases

ReactomeiR-HSA-1059683 Interleukin-6 signaling
R-HSA-110056 MAPK3 (ERK1) activation
R-HSA-112411 MAPK1 (ERK2) activation
R-HSA-2559582 Senescence-Associated Secretory Phenotype (SASP)
R-HSA-381426 Regulation of Insulin-like Growth Factor (IGF) transport and uptake by Insulin-like Growth Factor Binding Proteins (IGFBPs)
R-HSA-6783783 Interleukin-10 signaling
R-HSA-6785807 Interleukin-4 and Interleukin-13 signaling
R-HSA-8957275 Post-translational protein phosphorylation
SignaLinkiP05231
SIGNORiP05231

Miscellaneous databases

ChiTaRS: a database of human, mouse and fruit fly chimeric transcripts and RNA-sequencing data

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ChiTaRSi
IL6 human
EvolutionaryTraceiP05231

The Gene Wiki collection of pages on human genes and proteins

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GeneWikii
Interleukin_6

Database of phenotypes from RNA interference screens in Drosophila and Homo sapiens

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GenomeRNAii
3569
PMAP-CutDBiP05231

Protein Ontology

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PROi
PR:P05231

The Stanford Online Universal Resource for Clones and ESTs

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SOURCEi
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Gene expression databases

BgeeiENSG00000136244 Expressed in 143 organ(s), highest expression level in left coronary artery
ExpressionAtlasiP05231 baseline and differential
GenevisibleiP05231 HS

Family and domain databases

InterProiView protein in InterPro
IPR009079 4_helix_cytokine-like_core
IPR003574 IL-6
IPR030474 IL-6/GCSF/MGF
IPR030473 IL6/GCSF/MGF_CS
PANTHERiPTHR10511 PTHR10511, 1 hit
PTHR10511:SF3 PTHR10511:SF3, 1 hit
PfamiView protein in Pfam
PF00489 IL6, 1 hit
PIRSFiPIRSF001935 IL6_MGF_GCSF, 1 hit
PRINTSiPR00433 IL6GCSFMGF
SMARTiView protein in SMART
SM00126 IL6, 1 hit
SUPFAMiSSF47266 SSF47266, 1 hit
PROSITEiView protein in PROSITE
PS00254 INTERLEUKIN_6, 1 hit

ProtoNet; Automatic hierarchical classification of proteins

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ProtoNeti
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MobiDB: a database of protein disorder and mobility annotations

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MobiDBi
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<p>This subsection of the ‘Entry information’ section provides a mnemonic identifier for a UniProtKB entry, but it is not a stable identifier. Each reviewed entry is assigned a unique entry name upon integration into UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot.<p><a href='/help/entry_name' target='_top'>More...</a></p>Entry nameiIL6_HUMAN
<p>This subsection of the ‘Entry information’ section provides one or more accession number(s). These are stable identifiers and should be used to cite UniProtKB entries. Upon integration into UniProtKB, each entry is assigned a unique accession number, which is called ‘Primary (citable) accession number’.<p><a href='/help/accession_numbers' target='_top'>More...</a></p>AccessioniPrimary (citable) accession number: P05231
Secondary accession number(s): Q9UCU2, Q9UCU3, Q9UCU4
<p>This subsection of the ‘Entry information’ section shows the date of integration of the entry into UniProtKB, the date of the last sequence update and the date of the last annotation modification (‘Last modified’). The version number for both the entry and the <a href="http://www.uniprot.org/help/canonical_and_isoforms">canonical sequence</a> are also displayed.<p><a href='/help/entry_history' target='_top'>More...</a></p>Entry historyiIntegrated into UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot: August 13, 1987
Last sequence update: August 13, 1987
Last modified: July 31, 2019
This is version 223 of the entry and version 1 of the sequence. See complete history.
<p>This subsection of the ‘Entry information’ section indicates whether the entry has been manually annotated and reviewed by UniProtKB curators or not, in other words, if the entry belongs to the Swiss-Prot section of UniProtKB (<strong>reviewed</strong>) or to the computer-annotated TrEMBL section (<strong>unreviewed</strong>).<p><a href='/help/entry_status' target='_top'>More...</a></p>Entry statusiReviewed (UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot)
Annotation programChordata Protein Annotation Program
DisclaimerAny medical or genetic information present in this entry is provided for research, educational and informational purposes only. It is not in any way intended to be used as a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, treatment or care.

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Keywords - Technical termi

3D-structure, Complete proteome, Direct protein sequencing, Reference proteome

Documents

  1. PDB cross-references
    Index of Protein Data Bank (PDB) cross-references
  2. SIMILARITY comments
    Index of protein domains and families
  3. Human entries with polymorphisms or disease mutations
    List of human entries with polymorphisms or disease mutations
  4. Human polymorphisms and disease mutations
    Index of human polymorphisms and disease mutations
  5. MIM cross-references
    Online Mendelian Inheritance in Man (MIM) cross-references in UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot
  6. Human chromosome 7
    Human chromosome 7: entries, gene names and cross-references to MIM
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