IL-7

Ligand id: 4999

Name: IL-7

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
IL7 interleukin 7 Human prepro-interleukin-7 IL-7
Synonyms
interleukin-7
Database Links
Ensembl Gene ENSG00000104432 (Hs)
Human Protein Atlas ENSG00000104432 (Hs)
UniProtKB P13232 (Hs)
Wikipedia Interleukin_7
Comments
IL-7 is produced primarily by stromal cells and exerts its effects via a receptor complex consisting of IL-7 receptor alpha (IL7R) and a common IL-2 receptor gamma subunit (IL2RG). IL-7 signaling is essential for the establishment and maintenance of normal immune system functions.