Protein Name interleukin 4
Organism Rattus norvegicus
Gene ID 287287
Gene Symbol

Il4

UniProt P20096 (IL4_RAT)
Relationships Total Number of functionally related compound(s) : 491
Total Number of Articles : 568
Description

interleukin 4

Gene Summary

Predicted to enable cytokine activity. Involved in several processes, including positive regulation of biosynthetic process; positive regulation of leukocyte migration; and regulation of defense response. Located in extracellular space. Used to study anti-basement membrane glomerulonephritis; autoimmune thyroiditis; and pelvic inflammatory disease. Biomarker of several diseases, including cerebrovascular disease (multiple); interstitial lung disease (multiple); irritant dermatitis; primary biliary cholangitis; and rhinitis (multiple). Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in several diseases, including asthma (multiple); autoimmune disease (multiple); hepatitis B; hepatitis C; and pancreatic cancer (multiple). Orthologous to human IL4 (interleukin 4). [provided by Alliance of Genome Resources, Apr 2022]

synonyms
  • interleukin-4
  • B-cell IGG differentiation factor
  • B-cell growth factor 1
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