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IL27 interleukin 27 [ Homo sapiens (human) ]

Gene ID: 246778, updated on 26-Jul-2021

Summary

Official Symbol
IL27provided by HGNC
Official Full Name
interleukin 27provided by HGNC
Primary source
HGNC:HGNC:19157
See related
Ensembl:ENSG00000197272 MIM:608273
Gene type
protein coding
RefSeq status
REVIEWED
Organism
Homo sapiens
Lineage
Eukaryota; Metazoa; Chordata; Craniata; Vertebrata; Euteleostomi; Mammalia; Eutheria; Euarchontoglires; Primates; Haplorrhini; Catarrhini; Hominidae; Homo
Also known as
p28; IL30; IL-27; IL27A; IL-27A; IL27p28
Summary
The protein encoded by this gene is one of the subunits of a heterodimeric cytokine complex. This protein is related to interleukin 12A (IL12A). It interacts with Epstein-Barr virus induced gene 3 (EBI3), a protein similar to interleukin 12B (IL12B), and forms a complex that has been shown to drive rapid expansion of naive but not memory CD4(+) T cells. The complex is also found to synergize strongly with interleukin 12 to trigger interferon gamma (IFNG) production of naive CD4(+) T cells. The biological effects of this cytokine are mediated by the class I cytokine receptor (WSX1/TCRR). [provided by RefSeq, Jul 2008]
Expression
Biased expression in liver (RPKM 1.5), appendix (RPKM 0.4) and 6 other tissues See more
Orthologs
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Genomic context

See IL27 in Genome Data Viewer
Location:
16p12.1-p11.2
Exon count:
6
Annotation release Status Assembly Chr Location
109.20210514 current GRCh38.p13 (GCF_000001405.39) 16 NC_000016.10 (28499362..28526730, complement)
105.20201022 previous assembly GRCh37.p13 (GCF_000001405.25) 16 NC_000016.9 (28510683..28518155, complement)

Chromosome 16 - NC_000016.10Genomic Context describing neighboring genes Neighboring gene nuclear pore complex interacting protein family member B7 Neighboring gene CLN3 lysosomal/endosomal transmembrane protein, battenin Neighboring gene apolipoprotein B receptor Neighboring gene nuclear protein 1, transcriptional regulator Neighboring gene SAGA complex associated factor 29

Genomic regions, transcripts, and products

Expression

  • Project title: HPA RNA-seq normal tissues
  • Description: RNA-seq was performed of tissue samples from 95 human individuals representing 27 different tissues in order to determine tissue-specificity of all protein-coding genes
  • BioProject: PRJEB4337
  • Publication: PMID 24309898
  • Analysis date: Wed Apr 4 07:08:55 2018

Bibliography

GeneRIFs: Gene References Into Functions

What's a GeneRIF?

Phenotypes

Associated conditions

Description Tests
Common variants at five new loci associated with early-onset inflammatory bowel disease.
GeneReviews: Not available
Genome-wide association analysis of autoantibody positivity in type 1 diabetes cases.
GeneReviews: Not available
Genome-wide association study and meta-analysis find that over 40 loci affect risk of type 1 diabetes.
GeneReviews: Not available
Genome-wide meta-analysis increases to 71 the number of confirmed Crohn's disease susceptibility loci.
GeneReviews: Not available
Host-microbe interactions have shaped the genetic architecture of inflammatory bowel disease.
GeneReviews: Not available

Pathways from PubChem

Interactions

Products Interactant Other Gene Complex Source Pubs Description

General gene information

Homology

Clone Names

  • MGC71873

Gene Ontology Provided by GOA

Function Evidence Code Pubs
enables cytokine activity IEA
Inferred from Electronic Annotation
more info
 
enables interleukin-27 receptor binding IBA
Inferred from Biological aspect of Ancestor
more info
PubMed 
enables interleukin-27 receptor binding ISS
Inferred from Sequence or Structural Similarity
more info
 
enables protein binding IPI
Inferred from Physical Interaction
more info
PubMed 
enables signaling receptor binding ISS
Inferred from Sequence or Structural Similarity
more info
 
Process Evidence Code Pubs
involved_in inflammatory response IEA
Inferred from Electronic Annotation
more info
 
involved_in innate immune response IEA
Inferred from Electronic Annotation
more info
 
involved_in positive regulation of defense response to virus by host IEA
Inferred from Electronic Annotation
more info
 
involved_in positive regulation of interferon-gamma production IDA
Inferred from Direct Assay
more info
PubMed 
involved_in regulation of T cell proliferation IBA
Inferred from Biological aspect of Ancestor
more info
PubMed 
involved_in regulation of T cell proliferation ISS
Inferred from Sequence or Structural Similarity
more info
 
involved_in regulation of T-helper 1 cell differentiation IBA
Inferred from Biological aspect of Ancestor
more info
PubMed 
involved_in regulation of T-helper 1 cell differentiation IDA
Inferred from Direct Assay
more info
PubMed 
involved_in response to bacterium IEA
Inferred from Electronic Annotation
more info
 
involved_in signal transduction IEA
Inferred from Electronic Annotation
more info
 
Component Evidence Code Pubs
located_in cytosol TAS
Traceable Author Statement
more info
 
located_in endoplasmic reticulum lumen TAS
Traceable Author Statement
more info
 
located_in extracellular region TAS
Traceable Author Statement
more info
 
is_active_in extracellular space IBA
Inferred from Biological aspect of Ancestor
more info
PubMed 
located_in extracellular space ISS
Inferred from Sequence or Structural Similarity
more info
 

General protein information

Preferred Names
interleukin-27 subunit alpha
Names
IL-27 p28 subunit
IL-27 subunit alpha
IL-27-A
IL27-A
interleukin-30

NCBI Reference Sequences (RefSeq)

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RefSeqs maintained independently of Annotated Genomes

These reference sequences exist independently of genome builds. Explain

These reference sequences are curated independently of the genome annotation cycle, so their versions may not match the RefSeq versions in the current genome build. Identify version mismatches by comparing the version of the RefSeq in this section to the one reported in Genomic regions, transcripts, and products above.

mRNA and Protein(s)

  1. NM_145659.3NP_663634.2  interleukin-27 subunit alpha precursor

    See identical proteins and their annotated locations for NP_663634.2

    Status: REVIEWED

    Source sequence(s)
    AC138894, AY099296, BC062422
    Consensus CDS
    CCDS10633.1
    UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot
    Q8NEV9
    Related
    ENSP00000349365.1, ENST00000356897.1

RefSeqs of Annotated Genomes: Homo sapiens Updated Annotation Release 109.20210514

The following sections contain reference sequences that belong to a specific genome build. Explain

Reference GRCh38.p13 Primary Assembly

Genomic

  1. NC_000016.10 Reference GRCh38.p13 Primary Assembly

    Range
    28499362..28526730 complement
    Download
    GenBank, FASTA, Sequence Viewer (Graphics)

mRNA and Protein(s)

  1. XM_011545780.2XP_011544082.1  interleukin-27 subunit alpha isoform X1

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