IL17B

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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And IL17RB has been suggested to be a receptor for IL17B [38].
mRNAs of IL2, TNFA, IL4, IL5, and IL17B genes were below the detection limit, and the corresponding CT values were undetermined.
Chromosome 5q candidate genes in coeliac disease: genetic variation at IL4, IL5, IL9, IL13, IL17B and NR3C1.
Furthermore, the expression of a number of genes involved in cell mobility (ACTA2, HSP3, CNN1), cell adhesion (POSTN, MOC) and immunological functions (CF/, LBP, IL17B) appeared in the COMPARE analysis.