Protein Name interleukin 1 beta
Organism Mus musculus
Gene ID 16176
Gene Symbol


UniProt P10749 (IL1B_MOUSE)
Relationships Total Number of functionally related compound(s) : 2626
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interleukin 1 beta

Gene Summary

The protein encoded by this gene is a member of the interleukin 1 cytokine family. This cytokine is produced by activated macrophages as a proprotein, which is proteolytically processed to its active form by caspase 1. The encoded protein plays a role in thymocyte proliferation and is involved in the inflammatory response. [provided by RefSeq, Aug 2015]

  • interleukin-1 beta
  • IL-1 beta
  • interleukin 1b
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