IL-15

Ligand id: 4981

Name: IL-15

Species: Human

Classification
Compound class Endogenous peptide in human, mouse or rat
Ligand families/groups Interleukins
Gene/Precursor
Gene symbol Gene name Species Precursor protein name Synonyms
IL15 interleukin 15 Human prepro-interleukin-15 IL-15, MGC9721
Synonyms
interleukin-15
Database Links
Ensembl Gene ENSG00000164136 (Hs)
Human Protein Atlas ENSG00000164136 (Hs)
UniProtKB P40933 (Hs)
Wikipedia Interleukin_15
Comments
IL-15 and IL-2 are cytokines that share common biological effects, but also exhibit distinct, and sometimes competing, functions [4].