IL-5

Ligand id: 4997

Name: IL-5

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
IL5 interleukin 5 Human prepro-interleukin 5 B cell differentiation factor I, EDF, eosinophil differentiation factor, IL-5, interleukin-5, interleukin 5 (colony-stimulating factor, eosinophil), T-cell replacing factor, TRF
Database Links
Ensembl Gene ENSG00000113525 (Hs)
Human Protein Atlas ENSG00000113525 (Hs)
UniProtKB P05113 (Hs)
Wikipedia Interleukin_5
Comments
IL-5 is one of the hematopoietic family cytokines. Unlike other family members IL-3 and GM-CSF, IL-5 is a homodimer, consisting of two identical amino acid chains linked by two disulphide bonds