Gene Detail

Gene Symbol IL6
Synonyms BSF-2 | BSF2 | CDF | HGF | HSF | IFN-beta-2 | IFNB2 | IL-6
Gene Description IL6, interleukin 6, is a cytokine that activates Stat3 signaling and is involved in immune response (PMID: 28749573). IL-6 level has been associated with tumor status, treatment response, and survival in cancer patients (PMID: 28749573).
Entrez Id 3569
Chromosome 7
Map Location 7p15.3
Canonical Transcript NM_000600


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