IL-21

Ligand id: 4987

Name: IL-21

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
IL21 interleukin 21 Human prepro-interleukin-21 IL-21, Za11
Synonyms
interleukin-21 | ZA11
Database Links
Ensembl Gene ENSG00000138684 (Hs)
Human Protein Atlas ENSG00000138684 (Hs)
UniProtKB Q9HBE4 (Hs)
Wikipedia Interleukin_21
Comments
IL-21 acts via the IL-21 receptor expressed on the surface of T, B and NK cells.