IL17B

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IL17B

A gene on chromosome 5q33.1 that encodes IL17B, a cytokine which is highly expressed in the pancreas, small intestine, stomach, spinal cord and testes, and which stimulates the release of tumour necrosis factor alpha and IL-1-beta from the monocytic cell line THP-1.
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In one test, the number of RNA copies made from the HOXB13 gene is divided by the amount of RNA copies made from the interleukin-17B receptor (IL17BR) gene.